The Symmetry Concept in the Perspective of Basic Education Teachers


The curricular changes that have occurred with the Portuguese Mathematics programme of study of 2007 showed, among other situations, the introduction of new contents and the new concept of symmetry. For the teachers, these changes require scientific updates to be provided so that the outcomes of the mathematics teaching can be guaranteed. In the academic year 2011/2012 a questionnaire was applied to a 142 inservice basic education teachers of a particular region of Portugal, to analyze the content knowledge in this subject (symmetry) and the form of scientific update occurred. The processing of data allowed us to identify inadequate conceptions, beliefs, topics more or less successful in responses and also compare the teacher’s responses of the different teaching

Similar works

Full text


Repositório Científico do Instituto Politécnico do Porto

Provided a free PDF time updated on 1/8/2019View original full text link

Having an issue?

Is data on this page outdated, violates copyrights or anything else? Report the problem now and we will take corresponding actions after reviewing your request.