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American Journal of Educational Research. 2014, 2(12B), 33-40
DOI: 10.12691/education-2-12B-7
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The Problem of Forming and Developing Students’ Logical Thinking in the Context of Subject Specialization in Secondary School

N. A.Tarasenkova1, and I. A. Akulenko1

1Bohdan Khmelnytsky National University at Cherkasy, Cherkasy, Ukraine

Pub. Date: December 14, 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Ensuring the Quality of Higher Education)

Cite this paper:
N. A.Tarasenkova and I. A. Akulenko. The Problem of Forming and Developing Students’ Logical Thinking in the Context of Subject Specialization in Secondary School. American Journal of Educational Research. 2014; 2(12B):33-40. doi: 10.12691/education-2-12B-7

Abstract

The article considers the certain features of the development of learners’ logical reasoning in classes with different subject-specialization at secondary school. A short author’s review of literature suggests that three main directions have been formed in the theory of teaching mathematics in the last 50-60 years in . The author investigates them in brief. The analysis shows that the current approach to forming pupils’ logical thinking, significantly varies depending on the subject-specialization and the level of mathematics training. More detailed investigation of particular methods and techniques of teaching the elements of mathematical logic in classes with advanced study of mathematics are given in the article.

Keywords:
learners’ logical reasoning subject-specialization at secondary school teaching the elements of mathematical logic advanced study of mathematics

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