ERIC Number: ED046716
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
Readings in Geometry from the Arithmetic Teacher.
Brydegaard, Marguerite; Inskeep, James E., Jr.
This is a book of readings from the "Arithmetic Teacher" on selected topics in geometry. The articles chosen are samples of material published in the journal from its beginning in February 1954 through February 1970. The articles are of three major types. The first is classified "involvement." These articles describe geometry units in which the students build geometrical models, play games, and draw geometrical objects. Another article in this classification focuses on a teacher preparation course in which the future teachers experience the learning activities of the students. The second group of articles is categorized "instruction-techniques." These articles focus on the techniques of teaching units in informal geometry using mirrors, models, toys, and Mobius bands. The third type of article is termed "instruction-rationale." This type of article gives reasons why geometry should be taught in the elementary grades and tells what parts of geometry should be taught. Included in the book is a bibliography of articles published in the "Arithmetic Teacher" pertinent to geometry. (Author/CT)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Elementary School Mathematics, Geometry, Instruction, Mathematical Enrichment, Mathematical Models, Mathematics, Secondary School Mathematics, Teaching Guides
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1201 16th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.