Students’ mathematical identity formations in a Swedish multilingual mathematics classroom
2011 (English)In: Nordic Studies in Matematics Education NOMAD, ISSN 1104-2176, Vol. 16, no 1-2, 95-113 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
In this article I explore how students’ mathematical identities are formatted in a multilingualmathematics classroom. The study has been conducted in a group of ten multilingual Arabic and Swedish speaking students in grade eight and nine. In the articlethe focus is on two of the students. Students’ mathematical identity formations areeffects of exercise of a variety of discourses available in the mathematics classroom.In discourses promoting multilingualism and social relations students’ possibilities topositively build upon opportunities in the mathematics classroom seem to enhanceand identity formations as engaged mathematics learners is not an obstacle.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Mölndal: NOMAD , 2011. Vol. 16, no 1-2, 95-113 p.
Research subject Mathematics Education
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-43507OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-43507DiVA: diva2:357458