The Power of String: Building a Conceptual Foundation for Measuring Rate
Teaching Children Mathematics Volume 14, Number 1, ISSN 1073-5836
This article describes how Lego robotics, interactive multimedia, and a simple manipulative--string--can be offered to students through coordinated activities to help them build a conceptual foundation for measuring rate. (Contains 5 figures and 3 tables.)
Lucey, L.P., Jennings, S., Olson, P., Rubenfeld, L. & Holmes, A.E. (2007). The Power of String: Building a Conceptual Foundation for Measuring Rate. Teaching Children Mathematics, 14(1), 18-24.