ERIC Number: ED395779
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Excellence in Teaching Mathematics: Activities and Ideas from Ohio's Outstanding Teachers, 1994 District Winners.
Borchers, Nancy, Ed.; Caniglia, Joanne, Ed.
This document is a collection of lesson plans written by 18 of Ohio's outstanding teachers chosen by the Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Each lesson plan includes reflection questions and some contain worksheets. Lesson plan titles for primary grades (grades 1-3) are: "Munching Fractions;""Math and Literature--Tangrams,""Guests for Breakfast--Measurement and Problem Solving in Real Life Situations," and "Electric Response Board Activities for Math Learning Centers." Titles for elementary grades (grades 3-6) are: Experimenting with Probability,""Money Works,""Geometry Scavenger Hunt,""Chocolate Chip Math--Consumer Math," and "Making a Scaled Map of the Playground." Titles for the secondary level are: "Using Manipulatives in a Cooperative Setting"; "How Tall Is It?";"Seeing 3-D; "Best Box--Graphic Calculator"; "Creating a Visual Glossary of Dihedral and Cyclic Symmetry"; "Solving Max-Min Problems in Algebra II"; "Displacement, Velocity and Acceleration in Advanced Placement Calculus"; "Area Approximations in Calculus,"; and "Math Students and Doughnuts." Lesson plans, two pages in length, provide: (1) grade level/subject; (2) objectives; (3) materials needed; (4) preparation of materials; (5) directions for use; and (6) reflections of the teacher after using the lesson. (MKR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Martha Holden Jennings Foundation, Cleveland, OH.; Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics.