“spatial Sense”: Translating Curriculum Innovation into Classroom Practice

  • Kate Bennie, Sarie Smit
  • Published 1999


Introduction: The question often asked is, “What is geometry?” Geometry as traditionally taught in South African schools paints a particular picture of geometry, namely, the classification of different plane figures (for example, triangles and parallelograms), the study and comparison of the properties of these figures, and the use of deduction to obtain… (More)