ERIC Number: EJ677678
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
Using Novel Tasks in Teaching Mathematics: Three Tensions Affecting the Work of the Teacher.
Herbst, Patricio G.
American Educational Research Journal, v40 n1 p197-238 Spr 2003
Examined actions of the teacher of summer course for middle school graduates managing the development of the concept of area in a task comparing triangles. Observation suggests that the teacher sometimes shaped the mathematics at play in ways that seemed to contradict the goals of the task. Discusses why this may have occurred. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A