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McClain, Kay – Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2002
Describes the provenance of the data used in this issue. Includes design of the instructional sequence, instructional activities, classroom structure, and classroom episodes. (Author/MM)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Concept Formation, Data Analysis, Data Collection
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McClain, Kay – Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2002
Investigates not only the influence but also the confluence of students' and teacher's understandings of the quality of whole class discussions. Focuses on the communication between students and the teacher in the classroom. Considers the role of tools in both supporting and constraining communication in the classroom. (Author/MM)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Communication (Thought Transfer), Concept Formation, Discussion (Teaching Technique)
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Sfard, Anna; McClain, Kay – Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2002
Introduces a special issue on the ways in which symbolic tools enable, mediate, and shape mathematical thinking while being themselves a product of these processes. (Author/MM)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Concept Formation, Epistemology, Learning Strategies
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Cobb, Paul; Stephan, Michelle; McClain, Kay; Gravemeijer, Koeno – Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2001
Describes a methodology for analyzing the collective learning of the classroom community in terms of the evolution of classroom mathematical practices. In developing the rationale for this approach, grounds the discussion in work of mathematics educators who conduct classroom-based design research. Frames sample analysis as a paradigm case in…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Concept Formation, Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education