ERIC Number: EJ592090
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Learning Mathematical Language in the Zone of Proximal Development.
Steele, Diana F.
Teaching Children Mathematics, v6 n1 p38-42 Sep 1999
Discusses how the Vygotskian theory of language development can be put to use in the mathematics classroom. Provides a classroom vignette in which the teacher encourages students to think about, talk about, and learn mathematical vocabulary according to Vygotsky's ideas. (ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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