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Published: 21 July 2016

208 Pages


ISBN: 9780198723066

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Proving in the Elementary Mathematics Classroom

Andreas J. Stylianides

  • This book addresses how to elevate the place of proving as a sense-making activity in elementary/primary school mathematics. The book uses real classroom examples from the UK and US to examine different kinds of proving tasks and the activity they can generate in the classroom
  • Bridges academic work on the teaching/learning of proving and work on task design/implementation
  • Identifies different kinds of proving tasks that can support a rounded set of learning experiences for students
  • Discusses mathematical and pedagogical issues that might arise for elementary teachers during proving implementation

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