Category Archives: geometry

Children’s gestures and the embodied knowledge of geometry

Mijung Kim, Wolff-Michael Roth and Jennifer Thom have written an article that was recently published online in International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education. The article is entitled Children’s gestures and the embodied knowledge of geometry. Here is the abstract … Continue reading

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January issue of Science & Education

The January issue of Science & Education has been published. One of the articles contained in the issue is of relevance to mathematics education: A Pilot Study of a Cultural-Historical Approach to Teaching Geometry. The article is written by Stuart … Continue reading

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Students’ use of technological tools

Ioannis Papadopoulosa and Vassilios Dagdilelis have written an article that was published online in the Journal of Mathematical Behavior yesterday. The article is entitled Students’ use of technological tools for verification purposes in geometry problem solving. Here is a copy of … Continue reading

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A cultural-historical approach to teaching geometry

Stuart Rowlands has recently written an article called A Pilot Study of a Cultural-Historical Approach to Teaching Geometry, which was published in Science & Education on Wednesday. Here is the abstract of the article: There appears to be a widespread assumption … Continue reading

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Pearson’s correlation between three variables

Pauline Vos has written an article called Pearson’s correlation between three variables; using students’ basic knowledge of geometry for an exercise in mathematical statistics. The article was recently published in International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology. Here … Continue reading

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The decorative impulse

Swapna Mukhopadhyay has written an article entitled The decorative impulse: ethnomathematics and Tlingit basketry. The article was published online in ZDM earlier this week. Here is the article abstract: Pattern is a key element in both the esthetics of design … Continue reading

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