Rival classroom discourses and inquiry mathematics: 'The Whisperers"

Houssart, Jenny (2001). Rival classroom discourses and inquiry mathematics: 'The Whisperers". For the Learning of Mathematics, 21(3) pp. 2–8.

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Abstract

Contrasts classroom discourse in one particular class with existing work which suggests that inquiry mathematics is something introduced by teachers and often met by resistance by children. Highlights the difficulties of categorizing children according to 'mathematical ability'.

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