Zain Davis

List of John Benjamins publications for which Zain Davis plays a role.

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Ovendale, Alice, Heather Brookes, Jean-Marc Colletta and Zain Davis 2018 The role of gestural polysigns and gestural sequences in teaching mathematical concepts: The case of halvingGesture 17:1, pp. 128–157
In this paper, we examine the conceptual pedagogical value of representational gestures in the context of teaching halving to first graders. We use the concept of the ‘polysign’ as an analytical tool and introduce the notion of a ‘mathematics gesture sequence’ to assess the conceptual role gestures… read more | Article