Australian and German children’s knowledge of geometrical solids: Children’s block-building activities with Froebel’s Gifts in research and in teacher education.

    Project: Research

    Project Details

    Project Description

    This project focusses on extending understanding of Australian children’s conceptual knowledge of geometrical solids (cuboids and cubes). The purpose of our research study is to investigate complex issues related to Year 3 and Year 4 children's visualisation skills and block building of geometrical solids as well as compare the findings to data already collected in Germany with children aged 7 to 11.
    This project was funded by the Deans' ECR Funding Initiative.
    StatusFinished
    Effective start/end date8/03/1824/11/18

    Keywords

    • mathematics
    • geometry
    • primary
    • reasoning