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Untying a Dreamcatcher: Coming to Understand Possibilities for Teaching Students of Aboriginal Inheritance
Increasing the number of Aboriginal students graduating from university is a goal of many Canadian universities. Realizing this goal may present challenges to the orientation and methodology ofExpand
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Problems, perseverance, and mathematical residue
This paper reports on a qualitative study in which three third grade students were presented with a mathematical challenge related to the volume of a cuboid. The task required the construction ofExpand
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ABSTRACTThere is mounting research evidence that contests the metaphysical perspective of knowing as mental process detached from the physical world. Yet education, especially in its teaching andExpand
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All about… embodied learning
Early years practitioners need to see learning – particularly in mathematics – not as abstract and ‘disembodied’ but as inherently concrete and ‘embodied’. Dr Jennifer S Thom explains why
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Looking at the Complexity of Two Young Children's Understanding of Number.
Abstract This paper presents a qualitative study that investigated two third-grade students’ understanding of number. The children were videotaped while they worked to record everything they knewExpand
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Knowing, Insight Learning, and the Integrity of Kinetic Movement
Psychologists, philosophers, and educators have traditionally interpreted the phenomenon of insight learning as the result of the sudden comprehension of abstract/conceptual ideas. The presentExpand
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Bodily experience and mathematical conceptions: from classical views to a phenomenological reconceptualization
Mathematical concepts and conceptions have been theorized as abstractions from—and therefore transcending—bodily and embodied experience. In this contribution, we re-theorize mathematical conceptionsExpand
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The Emergence of 3D Geometry From Children's (Teacher-Guided) Classification Tasks
Geometry, classification, and the classification of geometrical objects are integral aspects of recent curriculum documents in mathematics education. Such curriculum documents, however, leave openExpand
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Exploring The Issues of Incorporating Cultural Differences in Education: A Curriculum Journey in Playwriting
In response to a mandate to develop a more welcoming university for students, especially those of Aboriginal inheritance, we set out on a journey for ways of accommodating cultural differences in ourExpand
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Living Landscapes, Archi-text-ures, and Land-guaging Algo-rhythms
Current conceptions of STEM focus on the Western views of distinct academic disciplines—sciences, technologies, engineering, and mathematics. There are national and international initiatives aimed atExpand
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