Ways and means to understand the linguistic choices of children's mathematical explanations

Tamsin Meaney

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    Abstract

    This paper describes the issues involved in determining the methodology for exploring differences in the explanations and justifications that children give inprimary mathematics classrooms. It begins by considering the reasons for wanting to know about these differences and then examines methodologies which have beenused previously to explore the language of students.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationTurning the kaleidoscope
    Subtitle of host publicationNZARE National Conference 2004
    Place of PublicationWellington, NZ
    PublisherNZARE
    Publication statusPublished - 2004
    EventNew Zealand Association of Research in Education conference - Wellington, NZ, New Zealand
    Duration: 24 Nov 200426 Nov 2004

    Conference

    ConferenceNew Zealand Association of Research in Education conference
    CountryNew Zealand
    Period24/11/0426/11/04

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    Meaney, T. (2004). Ways and means to understand the linguistic choices of children's mathematical explanations. In Turning the kaleidoscope: NZARE National Conference 2004 NZARE.