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ERIC Number: EJ630101
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-1098-6065
Coordinating Theories of Learning To Account for Second-Grade Children's Arithmetical Understandings.
Whitenack, Joy; Knipping, Nancy; Novinger, Sue
Mathematical Thinking and Learning, v3 n1 p53-85 2001
Coordinates social constructivism and socioculturalism to explain 2nd grade children's reasoning with 2-digit quantities. Illustrates how the classroom teacher and the students constituted what counted as an acceptable mathematical explanation. Concludes that local classroom mathematical practices constrained and enabled the mathematical practices of the wider society. (Contains 40 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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