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Spatial thinking and visualisation

Jones, Keith (2001) Spatial thinking and visualisation In, Teaching and learning geometry 11-19. London, GB, Royal Society pp. 55-56.

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The provision of mathematics curriculum that encourages students to develop their powers of spatial thinking and visualisation, as important components of their geometrical reasoning, is seen as a key area for development in mathematics education. This short article reviews the nature of spatial thinking and visualisation, both in mathematics education more generally and in geometry in particular, illustrating how both forms of thinking are vital to mathematics.

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Published date: 2001
Keywords: spatial, space, thinking, visualisation, visual, visualization, geometry, geometric, geometrical, teaching, learning, pedagogy, curriculum
Organisations: Mathematics, Science & Health Education


Local EPrints ID: 38485
ISBN: 085403563X
PURE UUID: 7f92625e-52dc-4bd7-a15c-564d8fab3f79
ORCID for Keith Jones: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 12 Jun 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:38

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