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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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CHILDREN’S GESTURES AND THE EMBODIED KNOWLEDGE OF GEOMETRY
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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