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Author Solomon, Yvette.

Title The practice of mathematics / Yvette Solomon
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1989
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Description 1 online resource (203 pages) : illustrations
Series International library of psychology
International library of psychology.
Contents The development of the number concept as a field of psychological investigation -- Why does Piaget's theory take its particular form? -- The child's conception of number -- Piaget's account of the growth of understanding -- Does Piaget give an adequate account of growth? -- Do number theorists give adequate accounts of knowing? -- Can a Piagetian perspective be defended? -- Knowing how and when to use numbers -- 'The development of mathematical thinking': entering into the social practices of number use
Summary The psychological description and explanation of how children learn to work with numbers is dominated by the theories of Piaget. Yvette Solomon suggests an alternative approach to the child's conception of number
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-199) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Piaget, Jean, 1896-1980.
Piaget, Jean, 1896-1980.
Piaget, Jean.
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary)
Genre/Form Zahlvorstellung.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203769651