- Words: 4943
- Length: 18 Pages
- Topic: Teaching
- Paper #: 2034199
G., how to use a ruler)" (1998, p. 15-9).
Absent hands-on exercises, though, many young learners will not have an opportunity to construct an understanding of the process of measurement or a concept of measurement unit which can frequently result in mechanical and inappropriate applications of measurement knowledge and tools. For instance, Baroody and Coslick point out that many elementary-level children tend to confuse area with perimeter and vice versa; some