Elaborating the later Vygotsky’s radical initiative on the nature and function of language: implications for mathematics education

  title={Elaborating the later Vygotsky’s radical initiative on the nature and function of language: implications for mathematics education},
  author={Wolff‐Michael Roth},
Scholars interested in the function of language in mathematical learning often draw on Vygotsky, whose early work on word meaning has shaped many research studies. However, near the end of a rather short life, Vygotsky heavily critiqued his own previous work and began to sketch a radical theory revision, which overturns much of what he had done and is famous for. The purpose of the present study is to elaborate a possible avenue of such a theoretical revision. This study develops the new theory… 
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