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Fast horses, slow cows: Context and mathematical tasks

Author(s): 
Merilyn Taylor and Bronwen Cowie

This article reports on the analysis of a videotape of four children participating in a group mathematical task. The authors discuss the ways that the context, social organisation, and resources of the task shaped the children's approach to the task, and the implications of this for teachers.

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Bronwen Cowie

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