Teaching and Learning Geometry

Teaching and Learning Geometry

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This fascinating title reviews the teaching and learning of school geometry from the perspective of both the new teacher and the more experienced teacher. It is designed to extend and deepen subject knowledge and to offer practical advice and ideas for the classroom in the context of current practice and research. Particular emphasis is given to the following elements: a€cunderstanding the key ideas of the geometry curriculum a€clearning geometry effectively: lessons from research and current practice a€cmisconceptions and errors a€cthe role of technology in learning geometry.Area has an obvious wide variety of direct practical applications: areas of floors in determining the number of floor tiles or ... The idea of counting squares to find an approximate area of an irregular shape, illustrated by Figure 6.1, is a valuableanbsp;...

Title:Teaching and Learning Geometry
Author:Doug French
Publisher:A&C Black - 2004-12-23


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