In interdisciplinary teaching, students’ attitude to generalize mathematical knowledge to new contexts of application is encouraged naturally. Moreover, it fosters the development of creativity and critical thinking. In our research, we focused on integration of Mathematics and Arts in primary school. We designed and tested a Teaching Learning Sequence about axial symmetry, to develop mathematical skills through the execution of artistic techniques and reflections on products and actions carried out. In this paper, we present tasks and results about students’ mathematical activity obtained analyzing classroom implementations with children in 4th and 5th grade in Italy. The generalization processes make interesting information about their conceptualization and schemes application and validation emerge.

Generalization and conceptualization in a steam teaching learning sequence for primary school about azial symmetry / A. Gaio, L. Branchetti, V. González Roel, R. Capone - In: Interim Proceedings of the 44th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education / [a cura di] M. Inprasitha, N. Changsri, N. Boonsena. - [s.l] : PME, 2020. - pp. 180-188 (( Intervento presentato al 44. convegno PME Conference tenutosi a Online nel 2020.

Generalization and conceptualization in a steam teaching learning sequence for primary school about azial symmetry

L. Branchetti;
2020

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In interdisciplinary teaching, students’ attitude to generalize mathematical knowledge to new contexts of application is encouraged naturally. Moreover, it fosters the development of creativity and critical thinking. In our research, we focused on integration of Mathematics and Arts in primary school. We designed and tested a Teaching Learning Sequence about axial symmetry, to develop mathematical skills through the execution of artistic techniques and reflections on products and actions carried out. In this paper, we present tasks and results about students’ mathematical activity obtained analyzing classroom implementations with children in 4th and 5th grade in Italy. The generalization processes make interesting information about their conceptualization and schemes application and validation emerge.
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