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Ed Wall
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Re: Allen's critique of NCTM Standards
Posted:
Jan 3, 1996 11:17 PM


>I definitely agree with your thoughts that flowproofs are far more >appropriate for allowing students to justify their thinking and >reasoning. I have used flow proofing since my second year as a geometry >teacher and am constantly amzed at the difference in understanding >students are able to achieve through the use of flowproofs rather than >twocolumn proofs. It's a pity more geometry teachers don't investigate >this as a valid means of teaching students to reason. >
I blushingly admit that I know nothing about flow proofing. I would appreciate a short tutorial or an accessible reference.
Thanks
Ed Wall



