ERIC Number: EJ592100
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Mathematics and Virtual Culture: An Evolutionary Perspective on Technology and Mathematics Education.
Shaffer, David Williamson; Kaput, James J.
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v37 n2 p97-119 1998-1999
Argues that mathematics education in virtual culture should strive to give students generative fluency to learn varieties of representational systems, provide opportunities to create and modify representational forms, develop skill in making and exploring virtual environments, and emphasize mathematics as a fundamental way of making sense of the world, reserving most exact computation and formal proof. Contains 75 references. (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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