Syllabus query

Academic Year/course: 2017/18

26629 - Didactics: Geometry

Syllabus Information

Academic Year:
26629 - Didactics: Geometry
Faculty / School:
107 - Facultad de Educación
202 - Facultad de Ciencias Humanas y de la Educación
301 - Facultad de Ciencias Sociales y Humanas
298 - Degree in Primary School Education
299 - Degree in Primary School Education
300 - Degree in Primary School Education
Second semester
Subject Type:

1.1. Introduction

Brief presentation of the subject

Didáctica de la Geometría is a 6 ECTS compulsory course, and is taught in the second term of the second year of the degree. Didáctica de la Aritmética I, Didáctica de la Aritmética II y Didáctica de la Geometría form the subject Enseñanza y aprendizaje de las Matemáticas whose goal is the mathematical training of the prospective Primary school teacher, both in the mathematical and didactical aspects of the knowledge.


Syllabus of the subject

  • Identification of geometric objects (plane figures and space solids).
  • Transformations/movements in plane and space. Equality and symmetry.
  • Design and construction of geometric figures.
  • Analysis of the relationships between the geometric objects and between its elements.
  • Measure of geometric magnitudes. Similarity.
  • Location in plane and space
  • Geometric reasoning: To define, classify, conjecture and proof.
  • Modeling the world through geometry.
  • Didactical resources and situations for the teaching of Geometry in Primary Education.

2.1. Learning goals

In order to pass this subject, students must demonstrate the following outcomes…

1. You should be able to rethink what you have learned about Geometry until now and adapt it to your professional development.

2. You should be able to use the mathematical language in an accurate way.

3. You should be able to use geometry to solve problems in the real world.

4. You should be able to describe and assess the knowledge process and the learning difficulties related to geometry in Primary Education.

5. You should be able to study and design didactical resources and activities for the teaching and learning of geometry in Primary Education.

5.3. Syllabus

Grado (EQF/MECU 6)