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NCTM 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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251- The Role of Logic in Teaching Proof

Thursday, April 16, 2015: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
253 B (BCEC)


Lead Speaker:
Susanna S. Epp

Handouts NCTM2015-Epp.pdf


The reasoning used in mathematical proof is based on linguistic and logical conventions that are rarely made explicit to students. Familiarity with basic logical principles can help resolve the mystery—both for what teachers say in class and for the mathematical tasks students are asked to perform by themselves.


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