Language and Mathematics

  • Anthony Barcellos


With singular success children in every part of the world master the essentials of an extremely complicated body of information: their native spoken language. This remarkable feat of learning is attended by none of the trappings of formal education. There is no syllabus, text, classroom, or instructor. Spoken language skills are acquired almost as a by-product of the mundane activities of everyday life.


Polygonal Approximation Satisfaction Aspect Mundane Activity Funny Thing Reform Mathematics Education 
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    Seymour Papert. “Education forum: New cultures from new techniques.” Byte 5 (Sept. 1980) 230–240.Google Scholar
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    Seymour Papert. Mindstorms: Children. Computers and Powerful Ideas, Basic Books, 1980.Google Scholar

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