id: 02366025
dt: j
an: 2006d.02187
au: Funk, Carole
ti: James Otto and the Pi Man: A constructivist tale. A special section on
mathematics education.
so: Phi Delta Kappan 85, No. 3, 212-214 (2003).
py: 2003
pu: Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) International, Bloomington, IN
la: EN
cc: C33 D83 G33
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ab: Instead of teaching his fifth-graders a formula, a teacher leads them to
discover an important mathematical concept on their own. Following the
students through this process, Ms. Funk demonstrates the power of
constructivist learning, an approach that seems to be at risk in this
age of accountability and testing.
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