ERIC Number: EJ602428
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Argumentation and Conceptualization in Context: A Case Study on Sunshadows in Primary School.
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v39 n1-3 p89-110 1999
Analyzes the individual and collective activities of fourth grade students while trying to explain a school fellow's mistake in the use of a geometrical schema for the sunshadows phenomenon. Aims at detecting productive links between context-related argumentation and mathematical modeling as well as discussing their relevance for mathematics education. (Contains 21 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Theme issue: Teaching and Learning Mathematics in Context.