Locate Measurement Content. Design Basic Framework. Generate Knowledge Elements. Code Measurement Content. Compile Results. Framing the Analysis of Written M easurement Curricula Michigan State University. Project Background. What is Measurement?. Research Questions.
Locate Measurement Content
Design Basic Framework
Generate Knowledge Elements
Code Measurement Content
Framing the Analysis of Written Measurement CurriculaMichigan State University
What is Measurement?
Types of Measurement
Pre-measurement -- Comparative, non-metric measurement, such as determining which of two objects is longer
Measurement Proper – The iteration of a spatial unit (and possibly subunit) to quantify the spatial attribute of an object or figure
Reasoning with or about measurement -- Reasoning with or about spatial quantities, such as determining the time it takes to travel a certain distance at a given constantrate or using the Pythagorean Theorem to find the length of the side of a triangle
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jack Smith, MSU
Gulcin Tan Sisman (METU), Kuo-Liang Chang, Leslie Dietiker, Hanna Figueras, Pat Greeley, KoSze Lee, Lorraine Males, Aaron Mosier, Matt Pahl
We have limited our focus to Spatial
Measurement of length, area, and volume.
Beyond traditional measurement content,
several other content strands involve spatial
Types of Knowledge
Everyday Mathematics, 2007, Wright Group/McGraw Hill, Grade 1, p. 287
Saxon Math, 2007,Saxon Publishers, Course 2 (MS), p. 108
Michigan Mathematics, Scott Foresman Addison Wesley, Grade 1, p. 341