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Manouchehri, Azita; Enderson, Mary C.; Pugnucco, Lyle A. – Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 1998
Addresses some concerns about teaching and learning geometry by describing how The Geometer's Sketchpad software program allows for the implementation of many of the recommendations from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) in the mathematics classroom. Explains the types of activities that can be used with the software and…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary School Mathematics
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Kelley, Paul – Mathematics Teacher, 1999
Describes an activity on fractal geometry in which students built a 19-foot-tall Sierpinski pyramid in the Minneapolis Convention Center in conjunction with the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics' (NCTM) 75th Annual Meeting in April, 1997. Contains 13 references. (ASK)
Descriptors: Fractals, Geometry, Mathematics Activities, Mathematics Instruction
Fennell, Francis; Bamberger, Honi; Rowan, Thomas; Sammons, Kay; Suarez, Anna – 2000
This book provides a resource for mathematics teachers to understanding the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics' (NCTM) standards and implementing these standards in their teaching. Five standards are overviewed: (1) number and operation; (2) algebra; (3) geometry; (4) measurement; and (5) data analysis and probability. Lesson plans are…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Algebra, Data Analysis, Geometry
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA. – 2000
The World's Largest Math Event 6 (WLME 6) is the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics' (NCTM) celebration of mathematics and mathematics education and is the highlight of Mathematics Education Month. This year's event, slated for April 28, 2000, features the theme "Animals as Our Companions". This theme encourages students to…
Descriptors: Animals, Elementary Secondary Education, Geometry, Mathematics Activities
Snyder, Vaughn; Stockard, James W., Jr. – 1997
This book contains activities designed to help teachers enrich the mathematical experiences of all children and reach toward fulfillment of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Standards. Chapters include: (1) "Prenumber, Number, Non-Number"; (2) "Place Value"; (3) "Addition, Subtraction"; (4)…
Descriptors: Algebra, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics
Perry, Phyllis J. – 1997
This book reinforces the outstanding work done by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) in developing curriculum standards for students in kindergarten through fourth grade by discussing the 13 strands of mathematics and their implications for teachers and parents who work with students. It also provides some suggested resources…
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Elementary Education, Geometry, Mathematical Concepts
Chambers, Donald L.; And Others – 1986
This guide was written under the basic assumptions that the mathematics curriculum must continuously change and that mathematics is most effectively learned through a spiral approach. Further, it is assumed that the audience will be members of district mathematics curriculum committees. Instructional objectives have been organized to reveal the…
Descriptors: Algebra, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives
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Rowan, Thomas E. – Arithmetic Teacher, 1990
Discusses teaching geometric concepts, including various shapes, patterns, and areas based on the NCTM Standards. Presented are activities for the geometric concepts. (YP)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Geometric Concepts, Geometric Constructions
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Suydam, Marilyn N. – Mathematics Teacher, 1985
This review of research on secondary school geometry is drawn from the NCTM publication, "Classroom Ideas from Research on Secondary School Mathematics." Considered are the following topics: goals, content, time, textbook use, activity-oriented instruction, teacher communication, homework, student characteristics, proof, problem solving,…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Geometric Concepts, Geometry, Mathematics Curriculum
House, Peggy A., Ed.; Coxford, Arthur F., Ed. – 1995
One of the four cornerstones of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) "Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics" asserts that connecting mathematics to other subjects in the curriculum and to the everyday world is an important goal of school mathematics. This yearbook is designed to help classroom…
Descriptors: Algebra, Arithmetic, Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education