Who is doing the talking? An inquiry based approach to elementary mathematics in Papua New Guinea

Cris Edmonds-Wathen, Kay Owens, Vagi Bino, Charly Muke

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Abstract

This chapter provides evidence of an inquiry approach for mathematics that utilises children's ecocultural and language background for encouraging talking and how teachers' questioning and class organisation assists with children talking mathematics in Indigenous PNG communities.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMathematical discourse that breaks barriers and creates space for marginalized learners
EditorsR. Hunter, M. Civil, B. Herbel-Eisenmann, N. Planas, D. Wagner
Place of PublicationRotterdam, The Netherlands
PublisherBrill | Sense
Chapter13
Pages257-275
Number of pages19
Edition1st
ISBN (Electronic)9789463512121
ISBN (Print)9789463512107, 9789463512114
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Grant Number

  • 100392

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    Edmonds-Wathen, C., Owens, K., Bino, V., & Muke, C. (2018). Who is doing the talking? An inquiry based approach to elementary mathematics in Papua New Guinea. In R. Hunter, M. Civil, B. Herbel-Eisenmann, N. Planas, & D. Wagner (Eds.), Mathematical discourse that breaks barriers and creates space for marginalized learners (1st ed., pp. 257-275). Brill | Sense.