Educational Studies in Mathematics

, Volume 3, Issue 3–4, pp 395–412 | Cite as

The teaching of geometry present problems and future aims

  • T. J. Fletcher


Some general observations are made on present problems in the teaching of geometry at pre-college level, and some aims for the future are suggested. These remarks are inevitably made against a background of British experience. Aids for the teaching of geometry are discussed; and two lines of development, perspective drawing and nomograms, are described as a school introduction to geometrical ideas which are important at college.


Present Problem General Observation Geometrical Idea British Experience Perspective Drawing 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. J. Fletcher
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Education and ScienceDarlingtonUK

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