Building a Strong Conception of the Number Line

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This manuscript discusses two important ideas for developing student foundational understanding of the number line: (a) student views of the number sequence, and (b) recognizing units on the number line. Various student strategies and activities are included.

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Students' views of the number sequence and their ability to recognize units are two important ideas for developing foundational understanding.

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