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Visualising Cubic Reasoning with Semiotic Resources and Modeling Cycles

  • Caroline Yoon
  • Tessa Miskell
Part of the Semiotic Perspectives in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics Series book series (SEMIPTL)

Abstract

Diagrams and physical manipulatives are often recommended as useful semiotic resources for visualising area and volume problems in which nonlinear reasoning is appropriate. However, the mere presence of diagrams and physical manipulatives does not guarantee students will recognise the appropriateness of nonlinear reasoning.

Keywords

Small Fish Modelling Cycle Large Fish Real World Context Fishing Trip 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Caroline Yoon
    • 1
  • Tessa Miskell
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of AucklandNew Zealand
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsUniversity of AucklandNew Zealand

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