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McGraw, Rebecca – Mathematics Teacher, 2017
The task shared in this article provides geometry students with opportunities to recall and use basic geometry vocabulary, extend their knowledge of area relationships, and create area formulas. It is characterized by reasoning and sense making (NCTM 2009) and the "Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others"…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Geometric Concepts, Mathematical Formulas, Mathematics Skills
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Gonzalez, Gloriana; DeJarnette, Anna F. – Mathematics Teacher, 2013
What does problem-based instruction do for students and teachers? The open-ended geometry problem presented in this article, along with examples of students' work on the problem, illustrates how problem-based instruction can help students develop their mathematical proficiency. Recent studies have shown that students who experience problem-based…
Descriptors: Mathematical Logic, Mathematics Instruction, Geometry, Geometric Concepts
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DeTemple, Duane W. – Mathematics Teacher, 1990
Describes how to get equations for parabolas, ellipses, and hyperbolas from conic sections. Provides diagrams both in perspective and in cross-section for each case. (YP)
Descriptors: Equations (Mathematics), Geometric Concepts, Geometric Constructions, Geometry
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Wielenberg, Peggy – Mathematics Teacher, 1990
Discusses geometric construction problems. Presents four ways to construct a regular octagon using different conditions. Provides drawings showing the constructions. (YP)
Descriptors: Geometric Concepts, Geometric Constructions, Geometry, Mathematics Materials