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Slow maths - a metaphor of connectedness for school mathematics

Thornton, Stephen

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This dissertation proposes a metaphor of connectedness for school mathematics that honours the discipline of mathematics and engages students in authentic mathematical activity. It is located at the intersection of mathematics, education and philosophy, providing a fresh reading and synthesis of established ideas. It is thus an argument about what really counts in school mathematics, rather than a presentation of new empirical research. Part 1 of the thesis establishes the personal and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-06
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/111190

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