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ERIC Number: ED328422
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 220
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-0-87353-300-3
ISSN: ISSN-0883-9530
Constructivist Views on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education: Monograph No. 4.
Davis, Robert B., Ed.; And Others
This monograph represents 5 years of collaborative discussions among individuals interested in improving the teaching and learning of mathematics beginning in 1985 with the planning of a conference and culminating in the production of this collection of 13 papers to be presented at the conference. Chapters include: (1) an introduction "Constructivist Views on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics"; (2) "Constructivism in Mathematics Education" (Nel Noddings); (3) "An Exposition of Constructivism: Why Some Like it Radical" (Ernst von Glasersfeld); (4) "Epistemology, Constructivism, and Discovery Learning Mathematics" (Gerald A. Goldin); (5) "Children's Learning: A Cognitive View" (Arthur J. Baroody & Herbert P. Ginsburg); (6) "The Nature of Mathematics: What Do We Do When We'Do' Mathematics?" (Robert B. Davis & Carolyn A. Maher); (7) "Teacher's Learning: Building Representations of Children's Meanings" (Carolyn A. Maher & Robert B. David); (8) "Discovery Learning and Constructivism" (Robert B. Davis); (9) "What Constructivism Implies for Teaching," (Jere Confrey); (10) "Classrooms as Learning Environments for Teachers and Researchers" (Paul Cobb, Terry Wood, & Erma Yackel); (11) "Teacher Development in Mathematics in a Constructivist Framework" (Carolyn A. Maher & Alice Alston); (12) "On the Knowledge of Mathematics Teachers" (Leslie P. Steffe); and (13) a conclusion, "Suggestions for the Improvement of Mathematics Education" (Robert B. Davis, Carolyn A. Maher & Nel Noddings). (CW)
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091 ($9.50).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.
Identifiers: Constructivism