National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2012 Annual Meeting and Exposition

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187- Proof in Geometry Textbooks: Not All Opportunities Are Created Equal

Thursday, April 26, 2012: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Salon D (Marriott Downtown)
Lead Speaker:
Nicholas J. Gilbertson
Samuel Otten

Engage in exploring the nature of reasoning-and-proving tasks in six high school geometry textbooks. Specifically, the types of statements students encounter in textbook narratives differ from exercises. Discuss possible confusion between proving general statements and proving particular situations.

Presentation Format: 9-12 Session
Grade Band Audience: Preservice and Inservice, 9 to 12

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