## Abstract

We argue that learners’ generated examples can do more than answer mathematical task requirements. Studies show that examples may also reflect students’ strategical thinking, which is fundamentally related to how students solve problems. Our argument is relevant to the use of automated assessment platforms. A central challenge of such platforms is to provide automated data that enables learning about students’ strategies based on their examples. We report here on a study that examined data analysis of submitted examples of a 7th-grade student engaged in two activities comprising six example-eliciting tasks in the context of fractions. Characterization of the examples’ properties, provided by automated assessment of the student's submissions, enabled us to learn about his strategies to answer the tasks, such as the expanding strategy.

Original language | English |
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Title of host publication | Proceedings of the 46th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2023 |

Editors | Michal Ayalon, Boris Koichu, Roza Leikin, Laurie Rubel, Michal Tabach |

Publisher | Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME) |

Pages | 123-130 |

Number of pages | 8 |

ISBN (Print) | 9789659311231 |

State | Published - 2023 |

Event | 46th Annual Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, PME 2023 - Haifa, Israel Duration: 16 Jul 2022 → 21 Jul 2022 |

### Publication series

Name | Proceedings of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education |
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Volume | 3 |

ISSN (Print) | 0771-100X |

ISSN (Electronic) | 2790-3648 |

### Conference

Conference | 46th Annual Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, PME 2023 |
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Country/Territory | Israel |

City | Haifa |

Period | 16/07/22 → 21/07/22 |

### Bibliographical note

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## ASJC Scopus subject areas

- Mathematics (miscellaneous)
- Developmental and Educational Psychology
- Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
- Education