Yıl 2020, Cilt 7 , Sayı 2, Sayfalar 48 - 61 2020-12-30

Effects of Dynamic Geometry Software on Students’ Geometric Thinking Regarding Probability of Giftedness in Mathematics

Bilal ÖZÇAKIR [1] , Duygu ÖZDEMİR [2] , Yasemin KIYMAZ [3]


Gifted students have potential to improve countries and this potential can be revealed and developed in schools where they spend most of their times with other regular students. However, these classrooms have some limitations for them; hence, they need some differentiated activities. Usage of dynamic geometry in mathematics lessons could be an opportunity to provide differentiated activities. Therefore, the aim of this study is to explore effects of mathematics lessons integrated with dynamic geometry activities on students' van Hiele geometric thinking levels controlling their probability for mathematical giftedness. Participants of the study were fifty-three fifth graders from a private school in Marmaris, Turkey. These students were grouped in terms of their probability of mathematical giftedness. Seven dynamic geometry activities about properties of line segments, triangles and quadrilaterals were developed and implemented in classrooms with tablets. Van Hiele geometric thinking level test was administered to the participants as pre-test and post-test. Results showed that dynamic geometry activities help students to move from geometric thinking level about recognizing shapes with visual clues to higher level about geometrical properties of shapes, namely relationship among shapes and their properties. Moreover, interaction between their probability for mathematical giftedness and improvements in geometric thinking levels were found. This study may contribute both to the gifted education and mathematics education fields by exploring the improvements in geometric thinking level and differentiated opportunities for gifted students. As a suggestion, a more comprehensive experimental study with larger samples so as to obtain generalize the findings could be conducted as a further study.

Mathematically gifted, Mathematics education, Dynamic geometry activities, Geometric thinking levels
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Orcid: 0000-0003-2852-1791
Yazar: Bilal ÖZÇAKIR (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: ALANYA ALAADDİN KEYKUBAT ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-5841-3404
Yazar: Duygu ÖZDEMİR
Kurum: ISTANBUL AYDIN UNIVERSITY
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-2189-183X
Yazar: Yasemin KIYMAZ
Kurum: AHİ EVRAN ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Ülke: Turkey


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Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { ijcer664985, journal = {International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research}, issn = {}, eissn = {2148-3868}, address = {}, publisher = {Mustafa AYDIN}, year = {2020}, volume = {7}, pages = {48 - 61}, doi = {10.33200/ijcer.664985}, title = {Effects of Dynamic Geometry Software on Students’ Geometric Thinking Regarding Probability of Giftedness in Mathematics}, key = {cite}, author = {Özçakır, Bilal and Özdemi̇r, Duygu and Kıymaz, Yasemin} }
APA Özçakır, B , Özdemi̇r, D , Kıymaz, Y . (2020). Effects of Dynamic Geometry Software on Students’ Geometric Thinking Regarding Probability of Giftedness in Mathematics . International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research , 7 (2) , 48-61 . DOI: 10.33200/ijcer.664985
MLA Özçakır, B , Özdemi̇r, D , Kıymaz, Y . "Effects of Dynamic Geometry Software on Students’ Geometric Thinking Regarding Probability of Giftedness in Mathematics" . International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research 7 (2020 ): 48-61 <http://ijcer.net/tr/pub/issue/58098/664985>
Chicago Özçakır, B , Özdemi̇r, D , Kıymaz, Y . "Effects of Dynamic Geometry Software on Students’ Geometric Thinking Regarding Probability of Giftedness in Mathematics". International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research 7 (2020 ): 48-61
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ISNAD Özçakır, Bilal , Özdemi̇r, Duygu , Kıymaz, Yasemin . "Effects of Dynamic Geometry Software on Students’ Geometric Thinking Regarding Probability of Giftedness in Mathematics". International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research 7 / 2 (Aralık 2020): 48-61 . https://doi.org/10.33200/ijcer.664985
AMA Özçakır B , Özdemi̇r D , Kıymaz Y . Effects of Dynamic Geometry Software on Students’ Geometric Thinking Regarding Probability of Giftedness in Mathematics. International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research. 2020; 7(2): 48-61.
Vancouver Özçakır B , Özdemi̇r D , Kıymaz Y . Effects of Dynamic Geometry Software on Students’ Geometric Thinking Regarding Probability of Giftedness in Mathematics. International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research. 2020; 7(2): 48-61.
IEEE B. Özçakır , D. Özdemi̇r ve Y. Kıymaz , "Effects of Dynamic Geometry Software on Students’ Geometric Thinking Regarding Probability of Giftedness in Mathematics", International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research, c. 7, sayı. 2, ss. 48-61, Ara. 2021, doi:10.33200/ijcer.664985