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ERIC Number: EJ464683
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-1033-2170
Some Pluses and Minuses of Radical Constructivism in Mathematics Education.
Ellerton, Nerida; Clements, M. A.
Mathematics Education Research Journal, v4 n2 p1-22 1992
Reviews the radical constructivism movement in mathematics education. Benefits identified include learner ownership of mathematical learning; importance of social interaction; and identification of principles for improving mathematics teaching and learning. Weaknesses identified include overzealousness of some radical constructivists; downplaying of linguistic activity in cognitive development; and oversimplification of the nature of mathematical knowledge. (46 references) (MDH)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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