Contexts for teaching geometry

Jones, K. (1995) Contexts for teaching geometry. Proceedings of the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, 15, (3), 41-42.


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This report of a meeting of the geometry working group considers what it means to educate someone geometrically and what are useful contexts in which to consider geometry. An undergraduate unit on symmetry is described and this leads to the discussion of context. The relationship between geometry and algebra is briefly mentioned.

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Additional Information: This is a corrected version of the paper (with the full title and references).
ISSNs: 1463-6840 (print)
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Keywords: pedagogy, curriculum, teaching, learning, geometry, mathematics, geometric, geometrical, reasoning, proof, conjecturing, school, mathematical
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 > Mathematics and Science Education
ePrint ID: 41313
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Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2006
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 12:12

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