The Effects of heuristic teaching methods in mathematics

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2020 International Young Scholars


Abstract. Article discusses the problem of heuristic teaching method of mathematics started from 19th centuries. Here was substantiated the thesis that the heuristic method of teaching is one of the most important methods of teaching mathematics. The works of scientists from different countries were studied. Based on the analysis of S.M. Jubran and other researchers, the level of necessity of this training method is established. This article attempts to reveal the system of pedagogical skills of a teacher in heuristic teaching of mathematics. Here was shown pedagogical skills which are necessary for organizing and managing students' heuristic activities and fully describe the stages of the educational process (by O.A. Bulvinskaya). In order to determine the conception of heuristic teaching method among teachers of Kazakhstan there was made a Likert scale questionnaire of 13 items. These 13 items were taken from 13 heuristics, that were identified by the Curriculum Planning and Developing Division (CPDD) within the Ministry of Education Singapore (MOE).



heuristic teaching, mathematics, pedagogy, 2020 International Young Scholars, №9


Nokhatbayeva K / The Effects of heuristic teaching methods in mathematics / 2020 International Young Scholars