Excerpt from Number by Development, Vol. 2: A Method of Number Instruction
Reviews and minor subjects through parallel uses; The time element in parallels - time for power to develop; Consistency and uniformity in arrangement of solutions; Acceleration in number; Rapidity in computation; Accuracy in computation; Some qualities essential to skill in teaching; Objective Work in Fractions; The essential features; Relation to object work in "number facts"; The aim in fraction method; Meaning of the Term Fraction; The Objects; Must be prepared by the pupil; Of material readily made into equal parts; Variety of objects advisable; Objects in a fractional expression quantitatively equal; Marking the objects; Economy in objects; Receptacles - fraction boxes; Objects of the same fractional value to be mixed; Fractional units that are not necessary; Grouping so as to show all of the units; "Making" and "exchanging" in constructions; Number, Numbers; Aim - renewal in the vocabulary; Methods of presentation; Group-unit principle important; Unit, Units; Aim - renewal in the vocabulary, Method of presentation, Whole - Put Into Use; Whole Number; Method of presentation.
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