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Mathematics as a constructive activity: Learners generating examples

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This book explains and demonstrates the teaching strategy of asking learners to construct their own examples of mathematical objects. The authors show that the creation of examples can involve transforming and reorganizing knowledge and that, although this is usually done by authors and teachers, if the responsibility for making examples is transferred to learners, their knowledge structures can be developed and extended. A multitude of examples to illustrate this is provided, spanning primar...

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Publisher copy:
10.4324/9781410613714

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Publisher:
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
Pages:
1-205
Publication date:
2005-05-17
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uuid:d0e74a0d-01a6-446f-befd-f6e3941e311b
Source identifiers:
480790
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pubs:480790
ISBN-10:
1410613712
ISBN-13:
9781410613714

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