A Case Study on the Effects of Primary Concept of Division upon the Concept Composition Process as to Division of Fraction for 3-rd grade Child Prodigies of Elementary Schools

나눗셈의 1차적 개념이 초등학교 3학년 영재아의 분수의 나눗셈에 대한 개념구성과정에 미치는 영향에 대한 사례연구

  • 김화수 (세한대학교 수학교육과)
  • Received : 2014.05.05
  • Accepted : 2014.06.20
  • Published : 2014.06.30


On the subjects of elementary 3-rd grade three child prodigies who learned primary concept of division, this study explored how they could compose schema and transformed schema through recognition of precise concepts and linking with the contents of division of fraction. That is to say, this study examined in depth what schema and transformed schema as primary concept of division they composed to get relational understanding of division of fraction, and how they used the schema and transformed schema composed by themselves to approach problem solving as well as how they transformed the schema in their concept composition and problem solving competence. As a result, it was found that learning of primary concept of division played a key role of composing schema and transformed schema needed for coping with division of fraction, and that at this time, composition of the transformed schema and transformed schema derived from the recognition of primary concept of division could play the inevitable role of problem solving for division of fraction.


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