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ERIC Number: ED489635
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jul
Pages: 8
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 9
ISBN: N/A
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Language and Concept Development in Geometry
Ronning, Frode
International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 28th, Bergen, Norway, July 14-18, 2004
The object of this paper is to present and analyze some observations of the language children in 1st grade (6-7 years old) use when they talk about geometrical objects. The observations are made during a number of encounters with the pupils during one year. The work is part of an ongoing collaboration project between a university college and a primary school. The work can be described as empirical research centered around teaching units where the researcher partly has been a passive observer and partly an active participant in the process. The analysis is based on constructivistic theory and theory about levels of development. (Contains 5 figures.) [For complete proceedings, see ED489597.]
International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 35 Aandwind Street, Kirstenhof, Cape Town, 7945, South Africa. Web site: http://igpme.org.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Grade 1
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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