Volume 10 · Number 3 · Pages 352–354
Authors’ Response: Planting Seeds of Mathematical Abstraction

Nicole Panorkou & Alan Maloney

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Abstract

Upshot: We consider that elementary students’ situated activities with geometric transformations and animation contain the seeds of complex, and eventually, mathematically generalizable and abstract reasoning. Further studies can explore such technologically-based activities’ potential as building blocks for flexible, creative, and formalized knowledge.

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Panorkou N. & Maloney A. (2015) Authors’ response: Planting seeds of mathematical abstraction. Constructivist Foundations 10(3): 352–354. http://constructivist.info/10/3/352

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