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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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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ISSNs: 1463-6840 (print)
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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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Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2005
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2017 23:37
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/14691

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