Aim of this work is to improve the social interactions within a math classrooms (6th grade), introducing a chess activity during the curricula hours. The theoretical framework upon which this research is based consists of: Vygotsky’s Theory of child developmen t (Vygotsky, 1986), the knowledge objectification theory (Radford, 2006) and theory of configural concepts (a personal review of Fischbein’s theory of figural concepts). We will discuss the results of an experimentation that has the purpose to create an appropriate environment wher e the students develop the abilities to solve and pose problems.
|Number of pages||7|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|