View entire discussion
[ next >>]
From: Robbie To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion Date: 1999101916:01:14 Subject: Value of two-column proofs in geometry Should geometry proofs be de-emphasized to create more time to cover additional material? No. Geometry proofs are just about the only thing to survive from a geometry course which you can put to use in higher math courses: the discipline, the structure, the linking, the logic. True, geometry proofs don't show up on the ubiquitous entrance or exit tests, but they do teach students to think logically.
Math Forum Home || The Math Library || Quick Reference || Math Forum Search