Voutsina, Chronoula and Jones, Keith,
Moving beyond success: changes in young children's successful problem solving behaviour
Gagatsis, A. and Papastavridis, S. (eds.)
In Proceedings of the 3rd Mediterranean Conference on Mathematical Education.
University of Athens. 763 pp, .
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This paper presents findings from a study which explores the process of change in 5-6 year old children’s successful strategies while solving a specific form of additive task. Karmiloff-Smith’s model of Representational Redescription (RR), which predicts that higher conceptualisation and control of an employed strategy develops after the achievement of a successful solution is used as a basis for the analysis of the changes observed. A number of cases were studied at a micro-developmental level. Through an analysis of two cases, the paper presents findings from the study which support certain predictions of the model regarding problem solving behaviour after success, such as the introduction of qualitative changes. Other findings of the study diverge from the predictions of the RR model.
Conference or Workshop Item
|Venue - Dates:
||3rd Mediterranean Conference on Mathematical Education, Greece, 2003-01-03 - 2003-01-05
||pedagogy, curriculum, teaching, learning, Representational Redescription, problem solving, strategies, arithmetic, primary, elementary, early years, young children, micro-developmental, behaviour, behavior, concept, procedure
||Mathematics, Science & Health Education
||24 Nov 2004
||16 Apr 2017 23:52
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