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Geometry and proof

Jones, Keith and Rodd, Melissa (2001) Geometry and proof Proceedings of the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, 21, (1), pp. 95-100.

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Abstract

Is Euclidean geometry the most suitable part of the school mathematics curriculum to act as a context for work on mathematical proof? This paper examines some of the issues regarding the teaching and learning of proof and proving specifically in relation to Euclidean geometry.

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Published date: 2001
Keywords: pedagogy, curriculum, teaching, learning, intuition, geometry, intuitive, drawing, measurement, imagining, manipulating, figures, mathematics, England, geometric, geometrical, textbook, deductive reasoning, proof, school, national curriculum, ICT, dynamic geometry, DGS, DGE, Euclid, Euclidean

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Local EPrints ID: 14691
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/14691
ISSN: 1463-6840
PURE UUID: ac017486-3177-4391-8b8e-05aec9486a8f
ORCID for Keith Jones: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-3677-8802

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Date deposited: 22 Feb 2005
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 16:53

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Author: Keith Jones ORCID iD
Author: Melissa Rodd

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