Strategies to Promote Research and Logical Reasoning in the Teaching of Mathematics in the Schools

  • Maureen Camacho Oviedo Universidad Nacional
Keywords: Teaching, logical reasoning, research, innovation, mathematical problem solving, teaching and learning process.

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to raise a debate on the urgent need for teachers to generate innovative situations in the teaching-learning process, in the field of Mathematics, as a way for students to develop logical reasoning and research skills applicable to everyday situations. It includes some statistical data and possible reasons for the poor performance and dissatisfaction of students towards Mathematics. Since teachers are called to offer meaningful and functional learning experiences to students, in order to promote the pleasure of learning, teacher training should include experiences that can be put into practice by teachers in the education centers. This paper includes a work proposal for Mathematics Teaching to generate discussion, curiosity and logical reasoning in students, together with the Mathematical problem solving study.

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Published
2012-08-10
How to Cite
Camacho Oviedo, M. (2012). Strategies to Promote Research and Logical Reasoning in the Teaching of Mathematics in the Schools. Revista Electrónica Educare, 16(2), 95-111. https://doi.org/10.15359/ree.16-2.6
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