Number sense for place value: employ novelty!

Barbara Allen-Lyall, James Russo

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In this article, the authors promote the use of base-5 blocks as a novel context to develop students’ number sense and improve their base-10 place value understanding.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6-11
Number of pages6
JournalAustralian Primary Mathematics Classroom
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2019


  • mathematics education
  • primary education
  • place value
  • number sense

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