Un taller de experimentación matemática usando un videojuego de estrategia [A workshop on mathematical experimentation using a strategy video game]

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Lluís Albarracín
Judit Chico
Cristina Simarro
Laura Valdés-Sánchez

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En este artículo presentamos el diseño de un taller de experimentación matemática basado en el uso de un videojuego y analizamos sus potencialidades para promover la resolución de problemas en el aula de matemáticas. Se describen los fundamentos teóricos sobre resolución de problemas matemáticos y el uso de videojuegos en el aula para promover el aprendizaje de las matemáticas. Nos basamos en estos fundamentos para identificar aspectos esenciales del videojuego que permiten estructurar la propuesta didáctica en la dirección de promover la experimentación y la resolución de problemas matemáticos sugeridos por el videojuego. Se aportan evidencias de la experimentación matemática desarrollada por los alumnos y las discusiones en grupo, que provienen de las características del videojuego utilizado y de la gestión de aula por parte del profesorado.

Palabras clave: matemáticas, resolución de problemas, videojuego de estrategia, educación secundaria

 

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In this article we present a mathematical experimentation workshop design based on the use of a video game and we analyze its potential to promote problem solving in the mathematics classroom. The theoretical foundations of mathematical problem solving and the use of video games in the classroom to promote mathematics learning are described. These fundamentals allow the identification of the essential aspects of the videogame to structure the proposal presented in order to promote experimentation and the resolution of mathematical problems suggested by the videogame. Evidence is provided of the mathematical experimentation developed by the students, as well as the type of discussions that originated, which come from the characteristics of the video game used and the classroom management by the teaching staff.

Keywords: mathematics, problem solving, strategy video game, secondary school

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Biografía del autor/a

Lluís Albarracín, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Profesor Serra Húnter en el Departament de Didàctica de les Matemàtiques i les Ciències Experimentals

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