Bill Zahner

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CaT1 Math Instructor

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Phone: 831-423-7901
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Last Courses Taught:CaT3 Winter2011

Seminar Materials:

Course readings can be accessed on eCommons.


Syllabus CaT3 Winter 2011



Optional Readings:


Capel, S., Leask., M., & Turner, T. (1998) Language in the classroom and curriculum. (Paper copy available in Thimann 365)

Cobb, P. (1994). Where is the mind? Constructivist and sociocultural perspectives on mathematical development.

The Cognition and Technology Group at Vanderbilt. Anchored Instruction and its relationship to situated cognition.

Driver, R., Asoko, H., Leach, J., Mortimer, E., &Scott, P. (1994). Constructing scientific knowledge in the classroom.

Gopnik, A. (1996). The scientist as child.

Rogoff, B., Paradise, R., Mejía Arauz, R., Correa-Chávez, M., & Angelillo, C. (2003). Firsthand learning through intent participation.

Vosniadou, S. (1992). Mental models of the Earth: A study of conceptual change in childhood.

Vosniadou, S. & Vamvakoussi, X. (2006). Examining mathematics learning from a conceptual change point of view: Implications for the design of learning environments. (Also: Copies available in Thimann 365)

Webb, P.K. (1980). Piaget: Implications for teaching.

Wood, T. (1993). Chapter 2: Creating an environment for learning mathematics: Social interaction perspective.