Using what matters to students in bilingual mathematics problems

  title={Using what matters to students in bilingual mathematics problems},
  author={Higinio Dom{\'i}nguez},
  journal={Educational Studies in Mathematics},
  • H. Domínguez
  • Published 1 April 2011
  • Education
  • Educational Studies in Mathematics
In this study, the author represented what matters to bilingual students in their everyday lives—namely bilingualism and everyday experiences—in school-based mathematical problems. Solving problems in pairs, students demonstrated different patterns of organizing and coordinating talk across problem contexts and across languages. Because these patterns bear consequences for how bilinguals experience mathematics learning, the author takes these patterns as the basis to argue that mathematics… 
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