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ERIC Number: ED389542
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Oct
Pages: 8
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Bridging Manipulative-Exploratory Play and the Development of Mathematical Concepts in a Technology-Rich Environment.
Abramovich, Sergei
The paper shows that the study of mathematics can be organized as a complex learning enterprise integrating manipulative-exploratory play into a newer software tool environment--a dynamic geometry, a spreadsheet, and a relation grapher. The discussion reflects work done in a lab setting with preservice and inservice teachers enrolled in contemporary general mathematics and problem-solving courses. The psychological aspects of learning mathematical concepts through integrating computer activities and some possible implications of the approach for mathematics teacher education are highlighted from a Vygotskian perspective. (Author/MKR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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