Why children fear division

Ramamoorthy, Gomathy (2020) Why children fear division. Learning Curve (7). pp. 42-44. ISSN 2582-1644

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Abstract

Division is one of the hardest parts of all the arithmetic operations and children fear it because it involves a lot of rules, especially long division which is the toughest for primary children. In schools, when we start division as a set of rules/ algorithms to be followed, we fail to inculcate the real meaning of division. The rules of division are a process but understanding the concept needs reasoning and focused inferential work.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Ramamoorthy, Gomathy
Document Language:
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English
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education, Elementary education, Schooling for all, Right to Education
Subjects: Social sciences > Education
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > Learning Curve
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/2556
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