ERIC Number: EJ587089
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Everyday and Mathematical Language in Children's Argumentation about Proof.
Educational Review, v51 n2 p129-46 Jun 1999
Examines whether "everyday" and scientific concepts about math are dichotomous. Discusses culture and the role of language in math meaning making. Provides a transcript of math talk in an elementary classroom to illustrate how formal and informal learning can be connected. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: The Culture of the Mathematics Classroom.