The conjecturing process: perspectives in theory and implications in practice

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Yevdokimov, Oleksiy, Canadas, Maria, Deulofeu, Jordi, 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.
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The conjecturing process: perspectives in theory and implications in practice

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AuthorsYevdokimov, Oleksiy (Author), Canadas, Maria (Author), Deulofeu, Jordi (Author), Figueiras, Lourdes (Author) and Reid, David (Author)
Journal TitleJournal of Teaching and Learning
Journal Citation5 (1), pp. 55-72
Number of Pages18
Year2007
Place of PublicationCanada
Web Address (URL)http://ojs.uwindsor.ca/ojs/leddy/index.php/JTL/index
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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.

Keywordsconjecturing process, inquiry activities, mathematical understanding
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020390109. Mathematics and numeracy curriculum and pedagogy
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Byline AffiliationsDepartment of Mathematics and Computing
University of Zaragoza, Spain
Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
Acadia University, Canada
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