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Chapter 2: Children Talking about Mathematics
Children Talking about Mathematics
Learning to Communicate Mathematically
Communication is a social and purposeful interaction between the child and another. Such interactions are situated within a particular context and develop an apparently shared understanding of that context at that time. However, understanding of the language used in a particular way within a certain context on a specific day does not guarantee that the child will understand the same vocabulary the next day, in a different situation or, indeed, be ...