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ERIC Number: EJ838956
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-May
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0025-5769
Walking a Radian
Touval, Ayana
Mathematics Teacher, v102 n9 p692-696 May 2009
The kinematics teaching strategy is a teaching method that stimulates kinesthetic intelligence and thus offers students an unconventional approach for exploring mathematical ideas through movement. This article describes how to use the kinesthetic approach to introduce radian measure. The article includes detailed descriptions of easy-to-use activities that took place in two classes. Students became involved in the explorations of radian measure, and the benefits of these activities were demonstrated in later classes as well. (Contains 6 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Grade 11; High Schools
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A