Issues in the teaching and learning of geometry


Jones, Keith (2002) Issues in the teaching and learning of geometry. In, Haggarty, L. (ed.) Aspects of teaching secondary mathematics: Perspectives on practice. London, UK, Routledge Falmer, 121-139.

This is the latest version of this item.

Download

[img]
Preview
PDF
Download (212Kb)

Description/Abstract

This chapter analyses a range of key issues in the teaching and learning of geometry. These include the nature of geometry, why geometry is important in the curriculum at school level and beyond, what geometry can be included at the school level, the aims of teaching geometry, and how geometry can be best taught and learnt. Also addressed are the uses of information and communication technology in geometry education. The chapter concludes that the twenty-first century is one where spatial thinking and visualisation are vital areas for education.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: The pagination of this final proof copy is exactly as it appears in the published version
ISBNs: 0415266416 (hardback)
Keywords: teaching, learning, curriculum, pedagogy, geometry, geometric, geometrical, mathematics, mathematical, visualisation, visualization, proof, proving, spatial thinking, ict, technology, information and communications technology, school, DGS, DGE, dynamic geometry, Cabri, GSP, Sketchpad, Southampton, pupils, teachers, students
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Education > Professional Practice & Pedagogy
ePrint ID: 13588
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2005
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:03
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/13588

Available Versions of this Item

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item

Downloads from ePrints over the past year. Other digital versions may also be available to download e.g. from the publisher's website.

View more statistics