Issues in the teaching and learning of geometry


Jones, Keith (2002) Issues in the teaching and learning of geometry In, Haggarty, Linda (eds.) Aspects of teaching secondary mathematics: Perspectives on practice. London, GB, Routledge pp. 121-139. (doi:10.4324/9780203165874).

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This chapter analyses a range of key issues in the teaching and learning of geometry. These include the nature of geometry, why geometry is important in the curriculum at school level and beyond, what geometry can be included at the school level, the aims of teaching geometry, and how geometry can be best taught and learnt. Also addressed are the uses of information and communication technology in geometry education. The chapter concludes that the twenty-first century is one where spatial thinking and visualisation are vital areas for education.

Item Type: Book Section
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.4324/9780203165874
Additional Information: The pagination of this final proof copy is exactly as it appears in the published version.
ISBNs: 0415266416 (print)
9780415266413 (print)
9780203165874 (electronic)
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Keywords: teaching, learning, curriculum, pedagogy, geometry, geometric, geometrical, mathematics, mathematical, visualisation, visualization, proof, proving, spatial thinking, ict, technology, information and communications technology, school, DGS, DGE, dynamic geometry, Cabri, GSP, Sketchpad, Southampton, pupils, teachers, students
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Organisations: Mathematics, Science & Health Education
ePrint ID: 13588
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2002Published
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2005
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2017 23:51
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/13588

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