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Does articulation matter when learning mathematics?

Johnston-Wilder, Sue and Lee, Clare (2008). Does articulation matter when learning mathematics? In: Proceedings for the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, 15 Nov 2008, London.

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In this paper, we set out why we feel that it is important for pupils to articulate their mathematical ideas as they come to learn mathematics, whether orally, in writing or through some other representation. We explain the connections we see between thinking, articulating, learning and building a pupil’s identity as a competent user of mathematical skills, thinking and reasoning. We believe that articulating mathematical ideas contributes to building what we will call ‘mathematical resilience’.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2008 The Authors
Extra Information: BSRLM Proceedings: Vol 28 No 3 Kings College, London, November 2008
Keywords: learning mathematics; articulation; language; mathematical resilience
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, Computing and Technology
Education and Language Studies > Education
Education and Language Studies
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Education Futures
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Item ID: 24260
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Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2010 11:01
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2016 15:09
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