Ding, Liping and Jones, Keith
Students’ geometrical thinking gevelopment at Grade 8 in Shanghai, China.
Novotná, J., Moraová, H., Krátká, M. and Stehlíková, N. (eds.)
Proceedings 30th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME30).
30th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME30)
Prague, Czech Republic,
The main aim of this study is to investigate geometry teaching at the lower secondary school level in Shanghai, with particular attention to the relationship of the teaching/learning phases organized by teachers with students’ thinking levels demonstrated in classrooms and examination papers at Grade 8 (students age 14). Analysis of data from the pilot study suggests that an essential teaching strategy used by the Chinese teachers was mutually reinforcing visual and deductive approaches in order to develop students’ geometric intuition in the learning of deductive geometry.
||A fuller version of this paper can be found in:
Ding, Liping and Jones, Keith (2006) Teaching geometry in lower secondary school in Shanghai, China. Proceedings of the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, 26, (1), 41-46. http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/40502/
||teaching, learning, pedagogy, curriculum, students, geometry, geometrical, thinking, gevelopment, Grade 8, Shanghai, China
||L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Education > Professional Practice & Pedagogy
Faculty of Social and Human Sciences > Southampton Education School > Mathematics, Science & Health Education (MSHE)
|Accepted Date and Publication Date:
||14 Aug 2006
||10 Feb 2017 18:10
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