Indigenous Papua New Guinea knowledges related to volume and mass

Kay Owens, Wilfred Kaleva

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Abstract

This paper is a distillation of part of the ground-breaking systematic recording of measurement data from many Indigenous communities of Papua New Guinea. It focuses on thinking during mathematical activities that relate to volume and mass. Implications for teaching measurement and making the implicit knowledge of students explicit are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICME-11
EditorsR. Silverman, M. Cherinda
Place of PublicationMonterray, Mexico
PublisherICMI
Pages1-13
Number of pages13
Publication statusPublished - 2008
EventInternational Congress on Mathematics Education (ICME) - Monterray, Mexico
Duration: 06 Jul 200813 Jul 2008

Conference

ConferenceInternational Congress on Mathematics Education (ICME)
Period06/07/0813/07/08

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