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Teaching geometry in lower secondary school in Shanghai, China

Ding, Liping and Jones, Keith (2006) Teaching geometry in lower secondary school in Shanghai, China Proceedings of the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, 26, (1), pp. 41-46.

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This paper reports on a study of geometry teaching at the lower secondary school level in Shanghai, China. Through an analysis of data from observing a variety of Year 9 (Grade 8) lessons, and utilising data from the students’ performance in school examinations, the study suggests that teachers in this region of China use classroom strategies that attempt to reinforce visual and deductive approaches in order to develop students’ thinking in the transition to deductive geometry education.

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Published date: 2006
Additional Information: The pagination of this author's proof is the same as the published version
Keywords: pedagogy, curriculum, teaching, learning, geometry, figures, mathematics, england, china, geometric, geometrical, textbook, deductive reasoning, proof, school, national curriculum, euclid, euclidean, culture, cultural pedagogy, visual, deductive, proving
Organisations: Mathematics, Science & Health Education


Local EPrints ID: 40502
ISSN: 1463-6840
PURE UUID: e6996084-a7d1-49eb-92e3-7757a33c1495
ORCID for Keith Jones: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 04 Jul 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:34

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