Visit our Christmas Gift Finder
Click & Collect from 2 Hours
Last Christmas Delivery Dates
Free UK Standard Delivery on orders £20 and over Order in time for Christmas 18th December 2nd Class | 19th December 1st Class Free Click & Collect to shops From 2 hours of your order*
Designing Learning Environments for Developing Understanding of Geometry and Space - Studies in Mathematical Thinking and Learning Series (Paperback)
  • Designing Learning Environments for Developing Understanding of Geometry and Space - Studies in Mathematical Thinking and Learning Series (Paperback)
zoom

Designing Learning Environments for Developing Understanding of Geometry and Space - Studies in Mathematical Thinking and Learning Series (Paperback)

(editor), (editor)
£60.99
Paperback 518 Pages / Published: 01/10/1998
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
This volume reflects an appreciation of the interactive roles of subject matter, teacher, student, and technologies in designing classrooms that promote understanding of geometry and space. Although these elements of geometry education are mutually constituted, the book is organized to highlight, first, the editors' vision of a general geometry education; second, the development of student thinking in everyday and classroom contexts; and third, the role of technologies.

Rather than looking to high school geometry as the locus--and all too often, the apex--of geometric reasoning, the contributors to this volume suggest that reasoning about space can and should be successfully integrated with other forms of mathematics, starting at the elementary level and continuing through high school. Reintegrating spatial reasoning into the mathematical mainstream--indeed, placing it at the core of K-12 mathematics environments that promote learning with understanding--will mean increased attention to problems in modeling, structure, and design and reinvigoration of traditional topics such as measure, dimension, and form. Further, the editors' position is that the teaching of geometry and spatial visualization in school should not be compressed into a characterization of Greek geometry, but should include attention to contributions to the mathematics of space that developed subsequent to those of the Greeks.

This volume is essential reading for those involved in mathematics education at all levels, including university faculty, researchers, and graduate students.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
ISBN: 9780805819496
Number of pages: 518
Weight: 703 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 32 mm

You may also be interested in...

The Rise of the Meritocracy
Added to basket
Why Don't Students Like School?
Added to basket
Bringing Words to Life, Second Edition
Added to basket
Seven Myths About Education
Added to basket
Education for Critical Consciousness
Added to basket
Education and Society
Added to basket
£17.99
Paperback
Teaching to Transgress
Added to basket
Education: The Basics
Added to basket
£16.99
Paperback
Experience And Education
Added to basket
Pedagogy of Hope
Added to basket
£16.99
Paperback
Equality, Participation and Inclusion 1
Added to basket
The Philosophy of Education
Added to basket
The Hidden Lives of Learners
Added to basket
How Children Succeed
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.