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ERIC Number: EJ853835
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1326-0286
Isometric Drawing: Opening Up the Activity to Reveal Student Learning
Begg, Meredith; Cavagna, Anthony
Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, v14 n2 p16-17 2009
Open-ended activities can be a powerful and engaging tool, promoting authentic learning and opportunities for formative as well as summative assessment. This article presents an activity that shows how an open-ended task--with a variety of solution strategies and multiple correct answers--can be an effective educational activity which also offers insights into student thinking and learning. In this activity, students use isometric drawings to examine 3D shapes and scaling. (Contains 4 figures.)
Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers (AAMT). GPO Box 1729, Adelaide 5001, South Australia. Tel: +61-8-8363-0288; Fax: +61-8-8362-9288; e-mail: office@aamt.edu.au; Web site: http://www.aamt.edu.au
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A