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Topic: Allen's critique of NCTM Standards
Replies: 7   Last Post: Jan 3, 1996 11:17 PM

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Ed Wall

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Re: Allen's critique of NCTM Standards
Posted: Jan 3, 1996 11:17 PM
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>I definitely agree with your thoughts that flow-proofs 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 flow-proofs rather than
>two-column 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.


Ed Wall

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