Designing Learning Environments for Developing Understanding of Geometry and Space

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PREFACEix
I
WHY TEACH GEOMETRY?
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1 A Role for Geometry in General Education E. Paul Goldenberg, Albert A. Cuoco, and June Mark3
2 From a Different Perspective: Building on Students' Informal Knowledge Koeno P. Gravemeijer45
3 Charting a Course for Secondary Geometry Daniel Chazan and Michal Yerushalmy67
4 Chaos in the Classroom Robert L. Devaney91
II
STUDIES OF CONCEPTUAL DEVELOPMENT
105
5 Interpreting Student Understanding in Geometry: A Synthesis of Two Models John Pegg and Geoff Davey109
6 Longitudinal Study of Children's Reasoning About Space and Geometry Richard Lehrer, Michael Jenkins, and Helen Osana137
7 Developing Understanding of Geometry and Space in the Primary Grades Richard Lehrer, Cathy Jacobson, Greg Thoyre, Vera Kemeny, Dolores Strom, Jeffrey Horvath, Stephen Gance, and Matthew Koehler169
8 Development of Geometric and Measurement Ideas Douglas H. Clements, Michael T. Battista, and Julie Sarama201

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