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A New Look in Representations for Mathematics and Science Learning


ISAIJLS Volume 22, Number 1, ISSN 0020-4277


Discussion of how visual analogies aid students' understanding of math and science focuses on new types of representations that use computers. Topics addressed include understanding and cognitive performance; the role of representations in understanding, including examples; evidence of instructional effectiveness of new representations; and teaching for understanding. (Contains 138 references.) (LRW)


Perkins, D.N. & Unger, C. (1994). A New Look in Representations for Mathematics and Science Learning. Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 22(1), 1-37. Retrieved January 17, 2020 from .

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