Instructional strategies in explicating the discovery function of proof for lower secondary school students


Ding, L. and Jones, K. (2009) Instructional strategies in explicating the discovery function of proof for lower secondary school students. In, Fou-Lai Lin, Feng-Jui Hsieh, Gila Hanna and Michael de Villiers (eds.) Proceedings of the ICMI Study 19 Conference: Proof and Proving in Mathematics Education. Taipei, Taiwan, National Taiwan Normal University, 136-141.

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In this paper, we report on the analysis of teaching episodes selected from our pedagogical and cognitive research on geometry teaching that illustrate how carefully-chosen instructional strategies can guide Grade 8 students to see and appreciate the discovery function of proof in geometry

Item Type: Book Section
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ISBNs: 9789860182101 (paperback)
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Keywords: jones, keith, southampton, instruction, pedagogy, strategies, proof, secondary school, students, icmi, conference, proving, mathematics education, isbn 9789860182101
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
Q Science > QA Mathematics
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Education > Mathematics and Science Education
Faculty of Social and Human Sciences > Southampton Education School > Mathematics & Science Education
ePrint ID: 69297
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2009
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:49
Publisher: National Taiwan Normal University
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/69297

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