ERIC Number: ED280674
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Studies in Mathematics Education. Volume 5. Geometry in Schools.
Morris, Robert, Ed.
This is the fifth volume in a series designed to improve mathematics instruction by providing resource materials for those responsible for mathematics teaching. Focused on geometry in schools, it presents a panorama of current practices around the world and suggests future trends. The 14 chapters consider: "Developments in Geometry Teaching in Three Arab States" (Bannout and Hussain); "Geometry for 13-year-olds in Canada and the United States" (Robitaille and Travers); "Geometry Teaching in Latin America" (Lluis); "Geometry in Southeast Asia" (Peng-yee and Chong-keang); "Transformation Geometry in Retrospect" (Sinha); "Geometry at Secondary School Level in Sierra Leone" (Labor); "Geometry in the Primary School: What is Possible and Desirable" (Jzn); "Some Problems Concerning Teaching Geometry to Pupils Aged 10 to 14" (Koman, Kurina, and Ticha); "Teaching Geometry in the USSR" (Chernysheva, Firsov, and Teljakovskii); "The Crisis of Geometry Teaching" (Glaeser); "An Analysis of Geometry Teaching in the United Kingdom" (Fielker); "What are Some Obstacles to Learning Geometry?" (Bishop); "Teacher Education and the Teaching of Geometry" (Meserve and Meserve); and "Microcomputer-based Courses for Secondary School Plane Geometry" (Bell). (MNS)
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Geometric Concepts, Geometry, International Educational Exchange, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Resource Materials, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
Unesco Press, 7 place de Fontenoy, 75700 Paris, France.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Note: For volume 4 see ED 266 935.