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This webpage from the state of Victoria, Australia, discusses the importance of students understanding the meaning of the equals sign in number sentences. It illustrates common misconceptions and their causes and proposes strategies and activities that help teach and reinforce equality concepts. Downloadable game cards (pdf) and a student worksheet (doc) are available. The page includes a list of references and a link to a page defining stages and indicators in the progression of developing these concepts.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

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Language:

English

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