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Linking geometry and algebra in the school mathematics curriculum

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This chapter focuses on the linking of geometry and algebra in the teaching and learning of mathematics - and how, through such linking, the mathematics curriculum might be strengthened. Through reviewing the case of the school mathematics curriculum in England, together with examples of how the power of geometry can bring contemporary mathematics to life in the classroom, the chapter argues for greater concinnity in the mathematics curriculum, especially in terms of the harmonious/purposeful reinforcement of mathematical thinking through the linking of geometry and algebra.

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Jones, Keith (2010) Linking geometry and algebra in the school mathematics curriculum In, Future Curricular Trends in School Algebra and Geometry. Charlotte, US, Information Age Publishing pp. 203-215. (Research in Mathematics Education).

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Published date: June 2010
Additional Information: The pagination of the final proof copy is almost exactly as it appears in the published version
Keywords: mathematics, geometry, algebra, education, teaching, learning, curriculum
Organisations: Mathematics, Science & Health Education

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Local EPrints ID: 157017
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/157017
ISBN: 9781617350061
PURE UUID: 05738825-f919-4c65-9556-6fbfc4d02023
ORCID for Keith Jones: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-3677-8802

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Date deposited: 03 Jun 2010 08:17
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 12:41

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