ERIC Number: EJ445122
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Research into Practice: Using Spatial Imagery in Geometric Reasoning.
Battista, Michael T; Clements, Douglas H.
Arithmetic Teacher, v39 n3 p18-21 Nov 1991
Presents a discussion illustrating student reasoning while using LOGO to draw tilted squares and rectangles. Suggests that teachers recognize that many students use visual imagery to reason and discuss visual reasoning with students. Gives examples of tasks to promote discussion. (MDH)
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Elementary Secondary Education, Enrichment Activities, Geometric Concepts, Geometry, Imagery, Learning Activities, Mathematical Enrichment, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving, Spatial Ability, Thinking Skills, Visualization
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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