This mixed methods research design investigated the knowledge held by elementary school students in Grades 1-5 about variables. To explore this issue, 1,745 students completed paper pencil assessments and 73 students participated in think aloud interviews. This presentation will describe the results, including the misconceptions students exhibited and suggestions for remediation.
Mathematics--Study and teaching (Elementary); School children
Citation: Pilot Scholars Version (Modified MLA Style)
Ralston, Nicole C., "Elementary School Students and their Knowledge about ‘Variable’" (2016). Education Faculty Publications and Presentations. 38.