JUNIOR SCHOOL TEACHERS’ OPINIONS ON TEACHING TOPIC “TRAPEZOID” BY DISCOVERY LEARNING: THE INVESTIGATION IN DONG THAP PROVINCE, VIETNAM

Nguyen Phu Loc, Nguyen Quoc Viet

Abstract


Discovery learning is a method of inquiry-based instruction, in discovery learning, learners have opportunities to discover facts and relationships for themselves. In Vietnam, this method was approached from many decades ago. The paper will present the results of the investigating mathematics teachers’ opinions on the use of discovery learning in teaching geometry in junior schools of Vietnam in the case of instructing topic “trapezoid”.

 

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discovery learning, teaching geometry, trapezoid, mathematics education

References


Bruner, J. S. (1961). The act of discovery. Harvard educational review.

Bruner, J. S. (2009). The process of education. Harvard University Press.

Chinh, P.Đ, Than, T. et al (2015), Toán 8 (Mathematics 8), Hanoi: Vietnam Education Publication House (in Vietnamese)


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