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ERIC Number: EJ463067
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-4805
Socioconstructivist Viewpoint on the Use of Symbolism in Mathematics Education.
Bednarz, Nadine; And Others
Alberta Journal of Educational Research, v39 n1 p41-58 Mar 1993
Proposes a perspective on mathematical symbolism as a communication and conceptualization tool. Describes research in which first graders, solving mathematical problems in small groups, invented symbolic representations as both a part of the knowledge construction process and a means of communicating their conceptualizations to each other. (SV)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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