Mathematics and didactic contract in Swedish preschools

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Publication Article, peer reviewed scientific
Title Mathematics and didactic contract in Swedish preschools
Author Delacour, Laurence
Date 2016
English abstract
The purpose of this article is to study and analyse how a teacher implements an outdoor realistic problem situation for children aged 4–5 in a Swedish preschool. By an ‘outdoor realistic problem situation’, I mean a situation initiated by a teacher in which children come into contact with mathematical concepts and in which the outside environment is used to encourage learning. The analysis and interpretation of the data has been influenced by the didactical situation theory and didactic contract is a key concept. The term didactic contract is seen as a metaphor, consequently a broader definition of the didactic contract is used to illustrate how the implicit and the explicit rules of a didactic contract affect the communication of mathematics between a preschool teacher and a children’s group.
DOI https://doi.org/10.1080/1350293X.2016.1143257 (link to publisher's fulltext.)
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Host/Issue European Early Childhood Education Research Journal;2
Volume 24
ISSN 1350-293X
Pages 215-228
Language eng (iso)
Subject preschool
preschool teacher
mathematics
didactic contract
outdoor
Humanities/Social Sciences
Research Subject Categories::MATHEMATICS
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/2043/20260 Permalink to this page
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