The conjecturing process: perspectives in theory and implications in practice

Yevdokimov, Oleksiy and Canadas, Maria and Deulofeu, Jordi and Figueiras, Lourdes and Reid, David (2007) The conjecturing process: perspectives in theory and implications in practice. Journal of Teaching and Learning, 5 (1). pp. 55-72. ISSN 1911-8279


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[Abstract]: In this paper we analyze different types and stages of the conjecturing process. A classification of conjectures is discussed. A variety of problems that could lead to conjectures are considered from the didactical point of view. Results from a number of research studies are used to identify and investigate a number of questions related to the theoretical background of conjecturing as well as practical implications in the learning process.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
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Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Maths and Computing
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2008 03:04
Last Modified: 14 Jun 2016 04:23
Uncontrolled Keywords: conjecturing process, inquiry activities, mathematical understanding
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130208 Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy

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