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Instructional strategies in explicating the discovery function of proof for lower secondary school students

Ding, Liping and Jones, Keith (2009) Instructional strategies in explicating the discovery function of proof for lower secondary school students In Proceedings of the ICMI Study 19 Conference: Proof and Proving in Mathematics Education. National Taiwan Normal University. 267 pp, pp. 136-141.

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In this paper, we report on the analysis of teaching episodes selected from our pedagogical and cognitive research on geometry teaching that illustrate how carefully-chosen instructional strategies can guide Grade 8 students to see and appreciate the discovery function of proof in geometry

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Published date: May 2009
Additional Information: The pagination of this final proof copy is exactly as it appears in the published version.
Venue - Dates: conference; 2009-05-10; 2009-05-15, 2009-05-10 - 2009-05-15
Keywords: jones, keith, southampton, instruction, pedagogy, strategies, proof, secondary school, students, icmi, conference, proving, mathematics education, isbn 9789860182101
Organisations: Mathematics, Science & Health Education


Local EPrints ID: 69297
ISBN: 9789860182101
PURE UUID: a007e1f7-646f-4170-893e-170bf4cf2e90
ORCID for Keith Jones: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 03 Nov 2009
Last modified: 19 Jul 2017 00:13

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