Title: An exploration of the potential for mathematical experiences in informal learning environments.

Authors: Sandi Cooper

Year: 2011

Journal: Visitor Studies

Volume: 14

Issue: 1

Pages: 48-65

Audience(s): Researchers, Educators

Content: Mathematics

Settings: Museums, Zoos

Description: This exploratory study draws on visitor observation at three informal learning sites (a children’s museum, a zoo, and a historic museum) and interviews with museum educators to investigate present and potential opportunities to engage young children in mathematics learning in informal settings.

Date Created: 5/21/15

Document DOI or URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10645578.2011.557628


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