**ERIC Number:**ED411136

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**Publication Date:**1995-Jul

**Pages:**345

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Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (19th, Recife, Brazil, July 22-27, 1995), Volume 3.

Meira, Luciano, Ed.; Carraher, David, Ed.

This proceedings of the annual conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME) includes the following research papers: "Some Aspects of the Construction of the Geometrical Conception of the Phenomenon of the Sun's Shadow" (P. Boero, R. Garuti, E. Lemut, T. Gazzolo, & C. Llado); "Towards the Design of a Standard Test for the Assessment of the Student's Reasoning in Geometry" (A. Gutierrez & A. Jaime); "Investigating the Factors Which Influence the Child's Conception of Angle" (S. Magina); "Children's Construction Process of the Concepts of Basic Quadrilaterals in Japan" (T. Nakahara); "Spherical Geometry for Prospective Middle School Mathematics Teachers" (E.D. Obando, E.M. Jakubowski, G.H. Wheatley, & R.A. Sanchez); "Spatial Patterning: A Pilot Study of Pattern Formation and Generalization" (M.L. Taplin & M.E. Robertson); "Students' Images of Decimal Fractions" (K.C. Irwin); "Preference for Visual Methods: An International Study" (N.C. Presmeg & C. Bergsten); "Visualization as a Relation of Images" (A. Solano & N.C. Presmeg); "Cognitive Processing Styles, Student Talk and Mathematical Meaning" (N. Hall); "Listening Better and Questioning Better: A Case Study" (C.A. Maher, A.M. Martin, & R.S. Pantozzi); "Classroom Communication: Investigating Relationships between Language, Subjectivity and Classroom Organization" (J. Mousley & P. Sullivan); "Mathematical Discourse: Insights into Children's Use of Language in Algebra" (H. Sakonidis & J. Bliss); "Teaching Realistic Mathematical Modeling in the Elementary School: A Teaching Experiment with Fifth-Graders" (L. Verschaffel & E. De Corte); "Seven Dimensions of Learning: A Tool for the Analysis of Mathematical Activity in the Classroom" (S. Goodchild); "Teaching Mathematical Thinking Skills to Accelerate Cognitive Development" (H. Tanner & S. Jones); "Towards Statements and Proofs in Elementary Arithmetic: An Exploratory Study about the Role of Teachers and the Behavior of Students" (P. Boero, G. Chiappini, R. Garuti, & A. Sibilla); "Proving to Explain" (D.A. Reid); "Beyond the Computational Algorithm: Students' Understanding of the Arithmetic Average Concept" (J. Cai); "Learning Probability Through Building Computational Models" (U. Wilensky); "Algebra as a Problem Solving Tool: One Unknown or Several Unknowns?" (N. Bednarz, L. Radford, & B. Janvier);"Negotiating Conjectures Within a Modeling Approach to Understanding Vector Quantities" (H.M. Doerr); "Preferred Problem Solving Style and Its Effect on Problem Solving in an Adult Small Group Mathematical Problem Solving Environment" (V. Parsons & S. Lerman); "Proportional Reasoning by Honduran Tobacco Rollers with Little or No Schooling" (S.M. Fisher & J.T. Sowder); "Can Young Children Learn How to Reason Proportionally? An Intervention Study" (A.G. Spinillo); "A Fifth Grader's Understanding of Fractions and Proportions" (T. Watanabe, A. Reynolds, & J.J. Lo); "Participatory, Inquiry Pedagogy, Communicative Competence and Mathematical Knowledge in a Multilingual Classroom: A Vignette" (J. Adler); "Peer Interaction and the Development of Mathematical Knowledge" (K. Brodie); "Interactive Collaboration and Affective Processes in the Construction of Mathematical Understanding" (P. Howe, N. Geoghegan, K. Owens, & B. Perry); "Groupwork with Multimedia in Mathematics: The Illumination of Pupil Misconceptions from a Vygotskian Perspective" (B. Hudson); "Tell Me Who Your Classmates Are, and I'll Tell You What You Learn: Conflict Principles Underlying the Structuring of the Math Class" (L. Linchevski); "What is the Motive of Mathematics Education? An Attempt at an Analysis from a Vygotskian Perspective" (D. Neuman); "A Preliminary Report of a First-Grade Teaching Experiment: Mathematizing, Modeling and Mathematical Learning in the Classroom Microculture" (J.W. Whitenack, P. Cobb, & K. McClain); "Classroom Sociomathematical Norms and Intellectual Autonomy" (E. Yackel & P. Cobb);"A Framework for Assessing Teacher Development" (A.S. Alston, R.B. Davis, C.A. Maher, & R.Y. Schorr); "Preparing Teacher-Clinicians in Mathematics" (B.A. Doig & R.P. Hunting); "The Tension between Curriculum Goals and Young Children's Construction of Number: One Teacher's Experience in the Calculators in Primary Mathematics Project" (S. Groves); "Teacher Strategies and Beliefs in a Computer-Based Innovative Classroom Situation: A Case Study" (C. Kynigos & Y. Preen); "Learning to Teach: Four Salient Constructs for Trainee Mathematics Teachers" (A. Meredith); "Teachers' Mathematical Experiences as Links to Children's Needs" (H. Murray, A. Olivier, & P. Human); "Teacher Professional Growth Process and Some of Their Influencing Factors" (A. Peter); and "Teaching Mathematics as an Educational Task: Teachers' Views about Some Aspects of Their Professional Lives" (S. Vinner). (MKR)

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**Language:**English

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**Authoring Institution:**International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education.

**Note:**For volumes 1 and 2, see SE 057 135-136.