ERIC Number: EJ558837
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Language, Diversity, and Assessment in Mathematics Learning.
Berenson, Sarah B.
Focus on Learning Problems in Mathematics, v19 n4 p1-10 Fall 1997
Examines the theoretical framework of psychologist Lev Vygotsky with regard to communication tools, cognition, and socio-cultural effects on these tools. Reports the results of several studies of students' word meanings of division by adapting Luria's instruments for alternative assessments. Discusses the implications of socio-cultural diversity, teaching, and assessment. Contains 16 references. (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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