ERIC Number: EJ602427
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Early Approach to Theoretical Thinking: Gears in Primary School.
Bussi, Maria G. Bartolini; Boni, Mara; Ferri, Franca; Garuti, Rossella
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v39 n1-3 p67-87 1999
Describes a teaching experiment conducted with fourth grade students in field of experience of gears. Identifies characteristics which, given suitable sequence of tasks and proper teacher guidance, have enabled pupils to approach theoretical thinking. Presents early findings of the teaching experiments at the external level of interpersonal classroom processes and at the inner level of individual mental processes. (Contains 32 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: Teaching and Learning Mathematics in Context.