Exploratory talk within collaborative small groups in mathematics

Edwards, Julie-Ann and Jones, Keith (2001) Exploratory talk within collaborative small groups in mathematics. Proceedings of the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, 21, (3), 19-24.


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This report describes one aspect of a wider research study on exploratory talk within collaborative small groups in secondary mathematics lessons. It outlines students’ views of using collaborative activity to learn mathematics. The fuller research study explores the extent to which exploratory talk occurs in collaborative peer groups in secondary mathematics classrooms.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 1463-6840 (print)
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Keywords: pedagogy, curriculum, learning, teaching, mathematics, small group, discussion, collaborative, collaboration, groupwork, skills, peer talk, talk, exploratory, disputational, cummulative, cooperative, cooperation
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
Q Science > QA Mathematics
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Education > Professional Practice & Pedagogy
Faculty of Social and Human Sciences > Southampton Education School > Mathematics, Science & Health Education (MSHE)
ePrint ID: 14706
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November 2001Published
Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2005
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 11:27
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/14706

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