Traditionally, in the United States, geometry instruction is concentrated at the secondary level; high-school students study Euclidean geometry in a concentrated, year-long course that emphasizes deductive proof. Even though educational policy is a local matter theoretically decided school district by school district, teacher by teacher, there are nonetheless strong commonalities in the mathematics education offered to many students; their opportunities to study geometry are limited.
|Title of host publication||Designing Learning Environments for Developing Understanding of Geometry and Space|
|Publisher||Taylor and Francis|
|Number of pages||24|
|ISBN (Print)||0805819487, 9780805819496|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 2012|
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