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Language use and geometry texts

Chronaki, Anna and Jones, Keith (1999) Language use and geometry texts Proceedings of the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, 19, (1), pp. 95-100.

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Abstract

Recent research suggest that with classroom tasks that combine spatial experiences, mathematising, and communicating, pupils may reveal the nature of their own spatial images and personal language in describing these spatial contexts, and experience the use of formal terminology in making accurate descriptions of their observations and constructions. This report focuses on issues of language use involved in geometry activities when particular emphasis is placed on encouraging pupils’ practice of informal and formal mathematical vocabulary.

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Published date: 1999
Keywords: teaching, learning, pedagogy, curriculum, research, classroom, tasks, spatial, mathematising, mathematizing, communicating, communication, pupils, images, language, terminology, geometry, geometric, geometrical, informal, formal, mathematical, vocabulary, mathematics
Organisations: Mathematics, Science & Health Education

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Local EPrints ID: 41299
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/41299
ISSN: 1463-6840
PURE UUID: 81893e49-71a0-42b6-9b92-a200589a1ac3
ORCID for Keith Jones: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-3677-8802

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Date deposited: 16 Aug 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:31

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