Journals Higher Education



Published: 21 September 2016

208 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198723066

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Proving in the Elementary Mathematics Classroom

Andreas J. Stylianides

  • Offers an in-depth investigation of a significant but currently neglected mathematical activity in elementary school classrooms internationally.
  • Bridges academic work on the teaching/learning of proving and work on task design/implementation.
  • Identifies different kinds of proving tasks whose balanced representation in elementary school curricular resources can support a rounded set of learning experiences for students.
  • Elaborates on major mathematical and pedagogical issues that might arise for elementary teachers during the implementation of different kinds of proving tasks in the classroom.
  • Illustrates research ideas using classroom episodes from elementary classrooms in two different countries (England and the United States).

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