Sharing Teaching Ideas
Sharing Teaching Ideas: The Rules of the Game
May 1999, Volume 92, Issue 5, Page 424
The time spent developing concepts is time well spent. Games with which the students are familiar allow them to "see" an entire deductive system, and the "letter game" enables students to participate within a deductive system with a minimum of preparation. Thus, the key to developing the concept of a deductive system and the concept of proof is found in the "rules of the game".
Games / Puzzles
Geometry & Measurement
Reasoning and Proof