Conceptualising Place Value with Different Bases

Zembat, I. Ö. (2022) Conceptualising Place Value with Different Bases. Scottish Mathematics Council (SMC) Conference, Glasgow, UK, 05 Mar 2022.

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Place value plays a crucial role in understanding numbers and operations throughout primary/secondary school mathematics. Pupils mostly use rote procedures to make sense of place value, numbers, and operations. One way to teach place value is to use different number systems rather than limiting pupils' experiences to base ten. This workshop aims to engage participants in a curricular piece that uses the "grouping" idea in the context of different base systems. The audience will have the opportunity to investigate the place value concept (using physical or virtual sticks and unit cubes) and reflect on its use for arithmetic operations.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Zembat, Dr Ismail Özgür
Authors: Zembat, I. Ö.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Education > Pedagogy, Praxis & Faith
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