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ERIC Number: EJ907524
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 2
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0228-0671
The Potential of Statement-Posing Tasks
Yang, Kai-Lin
For the Learning of Mathematics, v30 n2 p22-23 2010
This communication aims at revealing the potential of statement-posing tasks to facilitate students' thinking and strategies of understanding proof. Besides outlining the background of statement-posing tasks, four points were advanced as potential benefits of the tasks: (1) focusing on the logic of arguments in addition to the meaning of arguments, (2) a way to understand the logical function of proof methods, (3) facilitating dialectical reading strategies and (4) a generic example of reading tasks.
FLM Publishing Association. 382 Education South, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G5, Canada; e-mail: flm2@ualberta.ca; Web site: http://flm.educ.ualberta.ca
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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