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When students offer explanations without the teacher explicitly asking them to

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The act of explaining can help students to develop new understandings of mathematical ideas, construct rules for solving problems, become aware of misunderstandings or a lack of understanding and develop their mathematical communication. Their explanations can also offer opportunities for a teacher to understand more fully what the students are thinking. Yet, previous research has focused mainly on tasks, questions and other teacher actions that prompt student explanations and on generalising...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s10649-018-9873-9

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Education
Oxford college:
Linacre College
ORCID:
0000-0003-4118-2413
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Publisher:
Springer Netherlands Publisher's website
Journal:
Educational Studies in Mathematics Journal website
Volume:
101
Issue:
1
Pages:
51–66
Publication date:
2019-01-15
Acceptance date:
2018-12-27
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EISSN:
1573-0816
ISSN:
0013-1954
Pubs id:
pubs:955207
URN:
uri:76d0381e-884a-4062-a30a-e53a772528dd
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uuid:76d0381e-884a-4062-a30a-e53a772528dd
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pubs:955207

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