Approaching Proof in the Classroom Through the Logic of Inquiry [chapter]

Ferdinando Arzarello, Carlotta Soldano
2019 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The paper analyses a basic gap, highlighted by most of the literature concerning the teaching of proofs, namely, the distance between students' argumentative and proving processes. The analysis is developed from both epistemological and cognitive standpoints: it critiques the Toulmin model of reasoning and introduces a new model, the Logic of Inquiry of Hintikka, more suitable for bridging this gap. An example of didactical activity within Dynamic Geometry Environments is sketched in order to
more » ... esent a concrete illustration of this approach and to show the pedagogical effectiveness of the model.
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-15636-7_10 fatcat:ofyktvvguzgu5ankrkbtzagi4u