Developing Children’s Proportional Reasoning: Instructional Strategies That Go the Distance
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Publisher:Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Citation:Ohio Journal of School Mathematics, no. 67 (2013), 42-47.
Proportional reasoning is one of four key areas of instruction for sixth and seventh grade mathematics as established by The Common Core State Standards for School Mathematics (CCSSM, 2010). This article describes the importance of proportional reasoning and provides educators with strategies that can be implemented in the classroom to help students develop their proportional reasoning.