Peer language interactions within the mathematical problem solving process: the case of four year olds

MARIA ANGELA SHIAKALLI, KONSTANTINOS ZACHAROS

Abstract


In this paper we aim to study the forms of verbal communication between four year old children while occupied with the mathematical problem solving process. We also look at the possibility of peer language interaction contributing to the mathematical problem solving process.


Keywords


Problem solving, verbal communication, cumulative talk, exploratory talk, investigative talk

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Educational Journal of the University of Patras UNESCO Chair, ISSN: 2241-9152

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