Using imagery to solve spatial problems

McLeay, Heather, O'Driscoll-Tole, Kim and Jones, Keith (1998) Using imagery to solve spatial problems. Proceedings of the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, 18, (3), 83-88.


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This report focuses on the use of imagery to solve a range of spatial problems. The research projects reviewed in this report offer some insight into the range of strategies used by solvers of spatial problems and point to relationships between spatial and verbal skills.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 1463-6840 (print)
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Keywords: teaching, learning, pedagogy, curriculum, research, classroom, tasks, spatial, mathematising, mathematizing, communicating, communication, pupils, images, imagery, language, terminology, geometry, geometric, geometrical, informal, formal, mathematical, vocabulary, mathematics, knots
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
Divisions : 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)
ePrint ID: 41300
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Date Deposited: 16 Aug 2006
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 12:12

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