Geometry Out Loud: Learning Mathematics Through Reading and Writing Activities

Geometry Out Loud: Learning Mathematics Through Reading and Writing Activities

by Pat Mower Ph.D., Cheryl Rhodes
     
 

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Geometry Out Loud is the second volume in the popular Math Out Loud series. Written for mathematics teachers of students in grades 8-12, this easy-to-use resource is filled with illustrative examples, strategies, activities, and lessons that will help students more easily understand mathematical text and learn the skills they need to effectively communicate

Overview

Geometry Out Loud is the second volume in the popular Math Out Loud series. Written for mathematics teachers of students in grades 8-12, this easy-to-use resource is filled with illustrative examples, strategies, activities, and lessons that will help students more easily understand mathematical text and learn the skills they need to effectively communicate mathematical concepts.  Geometry Out Loud outlines the progression of axiomatic geometry through transformational geometry and shows the differences in visual thinking that have occurred over the years. The book is filled with strategies and activities for learning geometry, numerous illustrative examples, and ready-to-use lessons. Geometry Out Loud gives teachers the tools they need to help their students learn how to communicate about math ideas between student and teacher, student and peers, and student and the wider world. For quick access and easy use, the activities are printed in a big 8-1/2" x 11" format for photocopying, and are organized into eight chapters.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787976019
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/14/2006
Series:
Jossey-Bass Teacher Series
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
904,488
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

THE AUTHOR

Pat Mower, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas. Dr. Mower prepares preservice teachers to teach mathematics in elementary, middle, and secondary schools. Her interests include reading and writing in mathematics, and alternative methods for the teaching and learning of mathematics. She is the author of Algebra Out Loud from Jossey-Bass.

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