TY - JOUR
ID - 13/1/175.zahidi
PY - 2017
TI - Not All Problems Are Equal: Is Varela’s Concept of a Problem Transferable to Mathematics Education Research?
AU - Zahidi K.
N2 - Open peer commentary on the article “From Problem Solving to Problem Posing, and from Strategies to Laying Down a Path in Solving: Taking Varela’s Ideas to Mathematics Education Research” by Jérôme Proulx & Jean-François Maheux. Upshot: I examine to what extend Varela’s remarks on problem-solving can be applied to mathematical problem-solving. I argue that despite similarities between Varela’s epistemological model and recent advances in mathematics education research on problem-solving, trying to fit ideas and concepts from the latter domain in the Varelian mold runs the risk of misconstruing fundamental aspects of mathematical problem-solving.
UR - http://constructivist.info/13/1/175.zahidi
SN - 1782348X
JF - Constructivist Foundations
VL - 13
IS - 1
SP - 175
EP - 177
U1 - commentary
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ER -