The Practice Of Mathematics

Author: Yvette Solomon
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134677189
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The psychological description and explanation of how children learn to work with numbers is dominated by the theories of Piaget. Yvette Solomon suggests an alternative approach to the child's conception of number.

New Essays In The Philosophy Of Education International Library Of The Philosophy Of Education Volume 13

Author: Glenn Langford
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135170746
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The contributors to this collection of essays offer a stimulating and varied range of approaches to this developing area. The volume includes discussions on the concept of education and such related topics as indoctrination and the nature and scope of the theory of education. Aspects of education including the field of moral education, and issues which are reflected prominently in the curricula of such subjects as Mathematics and Science in schools and colleges are considered.

Education And The Education Of Teachers International Library Of The Philosophy Of Education Volume 18

Author: R.S. Peters
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135170401
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This collection of important and significant papers examines a wide range of issues with R S Peter's customary incisiveness and clarity. One of the author's main concerns is to clarify the meaning of 'education' and 'quality in education' - a phrase often used in public debate but seldom scrutinized. Long-standing ambiguities latent in the concept of 'liberal education' are also exposed, and Herbert Spencer's question 'What knowledge is of most worth?', vital int he light of the recent vast development of knowledge, is considered.

Handbook Of Research On The Psychology Of Mathematics Education

Author: Angel Gutiérrez
Publisher: Sense Publishers
ISBN: 9077874194
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This volume is a compilation of the research produced by the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME) since its creation, 30 years ago. It has been written to become an essential reference for mathematics education research in the coming years

The Concept Of Education International Library Of The Philosophy Of Education Volume 17

Author: R.S. Peters
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135170460
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A series of public lectures given at the Institute of Education, University of London provides the nucleus around which this collection, originally published in 1967, is gathered. This collection provides comprehensive coverage of a complex theme which will be of interest to those involved in the fields of philosophy and education alike. Topics covered include:the logical and psychological aspects of learning, the concept of play, rule and routines, teaching and training, philosophical models of teaching.

A Treatise On Induction And Probability

Author: Georg Henrik Wright
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415225489
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First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Cultural Perspectives On The Mathematics Classroom

Author: Steve Lerman
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401711992
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Mathematics teaching and learning have been dominated by a concern for the intellectual readiness of the child, debates over rote learning versus understanding and, recently, mathematical processes and thinking. The gaze into today's mathematics classroom is firmly focused on the individual learner. Recently, however, studies of mathematics in social practices, including the market place and the home, have initiated a shift of focus. Culture has become identified as a key to understanding the basis on which the learner appropriates meaning. The chapters in this timely book attempt to engage with this shift of focus and offer original contributions to the debate about mathematics teaching and learning. They adopt theoretical perspectives while drawing on the classroom as both the source of investigation and the site of potential change and development. The book will be of fundamental interest to lecturers and researchers and to teachers concerned with the classroom as a cultural phenomenon.