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ERIC Number: EJ1074063
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Oct
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1305-8223
A Study of Van Hiele of Geometric Thinking among 1st through 6th Graders
Ma, Hsiu-Lan; Lee, De-Chih; Lin, Szu-Hsing; Wu, Der-Bang
EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, v11 n5 p1181-1196 Oct 2015
This study presents partial results from the project "A Study of perceptual apprehensive, operative apprehensive, sequential apprehensive, and discursive apprehensive for elementary school students (POSD)", which was undertaken to explore gender differences and passing rate of van Hiele's geometric thinking level. The participants were 5,581 elementary school students randomly selected from 23 counties/cities in Taiwan. The conclusions drawn from this study were: (a) evidence supporting the hierarchy of the van Hiele levels, (b) students at different levels have different concepts of basic figures, and (c) for elementary school students, the passing rates of boys and girls have no significant differences in van Hiele's geometric thinking level.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Taiwan
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