ERIC Number: EJ588611
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Development of Concepts of Geometric Figures in a Specially Designed Logo Computer Environment.
Clements, Douglas H.; Sarama, Julie; Battista, Michael T.
Focus on Learning Problems in Mathematics, v20 n2-3 p47-64 Spr-Sum 1998
Investigates the development of shape concepts within an instructional unit on geometric paths, including the role of noncomputer and computer interactions in that development. Concludes that the computer environment and the activities facilitated students' development of their conceptualizations of the properties of geometric shapes and their connection between these properties, measurements, and number concepts. Contains 19 references. (ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: Special issue: Elements of Geometry in the Learning of Mathematics.