The important step regarding proof is the movement from Belief to Proof and I describe "Proof" to my students as the wider communication of a personal belief.
maria alice wrote:
> I have being working with dynamical geometry in a Euclidian Geometry > course. The environment works very well for conjecturing. But for > proving the results that are visually stable... that is another PROBLEM. > > So I am interested in research results that focus on the question: how > to promote in such environment ÃÂforms of thoughtÃÂ which could empower > students in creating proofs. If too general , maybe some key words would > be: theorems in motion, recasting of classical theorems, reasoning > beyond indutive and deductive... > Thanks for your attention > Maria Alice