Froebel Gifts: A Tool to Reinforce Conceptual Knowledge of Fractions
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Publisher:Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Citation:Ohio Journal of School Mathematics, no. 69 (2014), 31-35.
In this manuscript, we review Froebel Gifts and its use as an effective, practical tool to teach and reinforce conceptual knowledge that students should acquire regarding fractions. Furthermore, we set forth and examine the different techniques and methods that can be used to explore this manipulative as a teaching material, and end focusing on the fifth Froebel Gift and several practical and interesting activities that can be developed with this material in class.