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Yopp, David – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2010
Understanding logical necessity is an important component of proof and reasoning for teachers of grades K-8. The ability to determine exactly where young students' arguments are faulty offers teachers the chance to give youngsters feedback as they progress toward writing mathematically valid deductive proofs. As defined, logical necessity is the…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Logical Thinking, Elementary School Teachers, Mathematical Logic