Meaning in Mathematics Education / Edition 1

Meaning in Mathematics Education / Edition 1

by Jeremy Kilpatrick
     
 

This book is of interest to researchers in mathematics education, graduate students of mathematics education, undergraduate students in mathematics, secondary mathematics teachers and primary teachers with an interest in mathematics. See more details below

Overview

This book is of interest to researchers in mathematics education, graduate students of mathematics education, undergraduate students in mathematics, secondary mathematics teachers and primary teachers with an interest in mathematics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387240398
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
03/22/2005
Series:
Mathematics Education Library Series, #37
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.63(d)

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Table of Contents

Meanings of Meaning of mathematics9
"Meaning" and school mathematics17
The meaning of conics : historical and didactical dimensions39
Reconstruction of meaning as a didactical task : the concept of function as an example61
Meaning in mathematics education83
Collective meaning and common sense101
Mathematics education and common sense105
Communication and construction of meaning129
Making mathematics and sharing mathematics : two paths to co-constructing meaning?139
The hidden role of diagrams in pupils' construction of meaning in geometry159
What's a best fit? : construction of meaning in a linear algebra session181
Discoursing mathematics away205
Meaning and mathematics231

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