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Leung, Constant – Language and Education, 2005
This paper examines the idea that in mathematics education it is important to wean pupils off the use of informal everyday language and to privilege the use of formal technical vocabulary. I will first make some observations on the use of formal and informal language in the Dimensions transcript. The main focus of the next part of the discussion…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Mathematics Education, Mathematics, Vocabulary