Geometry and proof

Jones, Keith and Rodd, Melissa (2001) Geometry and proof. Proceedings of the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, 21, (1), 95-100.


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Is Euclidean geometry the most suitable part of the school mathematics curriculum to act as a context for work on mathematical proof? This paper examines some of the issues regarding the teaching and learning of proof and proving specifically in relation to Euclidean geometry.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 1463-6840 (print)
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Keywords: pedagogy, curriculum, teaching, learning, intuition, geometry, intuitive, drawing, measurement, imagining, manipulating, figures, mathematics, England, geometric, geometrical, textbook, deductive reasoning, proof, school, national curriculum, ICT, dynamic geometry, DGS, DGE, Euclid, Euclidean,
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Education > Professional Practice & Pedagogy
ePrint ID: 14691
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Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2005
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 11:27

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