ERIC Number: EJ794332
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jun
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From Static to Dynamic Mathematics: Historical and Representational Perspectives
Moreno-Armella, Luis; Hegedus, Stephen J.; Kaput, James J.
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v68 n2 p99-111 Jun 2008
The nature of mathematical reference fields has substantially evolved with the advent of new types of digital technologies enabling students greater access to understanding the use and application of mathematical ideas and procedures. We analyze the evolution of symbolic thinking over time, from static notations to dynamic inscriptions in new technologies. We conclude with new perspectives on Kaput's theory of notations and representations as mediators of constructive processes.
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Computer Uses in Education, Technology Integration, Teaching Methods, Mathematical Logic
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