Comparing fractions at the age of 11 through the use of the zone of proximal development

Authors

  • Kyriakos Petakos

Abstract

A fundamental concept associated with the sociocultural theory of learning by Vygotsky (1967, 1978, 1987 and 1998), the zone of proximal development is employed in our present article to help an 11-year old student overcome his difficulties when comparing basic mathematical concepts such as fractions

Published

2017-02-25

How to Cite

Petakos, K. (2017). Comparing fractions at the age of 11 through the use of the zone of proximal development. EDiMaST: Experiences of Teaching With Mathematics, Sciences and Technology, 2(2). Retrieved from https://www.edimast.it/index.php/edimast/article/view/37

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Section

Experiences & Research Articles