ERIC Number: EJ464608
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Implementing the "Professional Standards for Teaching Mathematics": The Excitement of Learning with Our Students--An Escalator of Mathematical Knowledge.
Hoffer, Alan R.
Mathematics Teacher, v86 n4 p315-19 Apr 1993
Discusses the potential that school mathematics has for being a source of exploration and discovery for students and teachers. Provides a process-oriented definition of understanding mathematics. Presents activities in which students construct computer and actual models of polyhedra and make conjectures regarding a medical research application of polyhedra involving viruses. (MDH)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Comprehension, Computer Assisted Instruction, Discovery Processes, Geometric Concepts, Geometric Constructions, Mathematical Applications, Mathematical Models, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Microcomputers, Problem Solving, Secondary Education, Secondary School Mathematics
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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