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Geometry: 2D and 3D Figures

In Geometry: 2D and 3D Figures, students explore the terminology and properties of three-dimensional solids. They visualize solid figures, learn the names of their parts, and build and draw figures in two and three dimensions.

Participants in this course:

  • Examine the development of student geometric thought, using the four levels of abstraction defined in the van Hiele framework (visual, descriptive/analytic, abstract/relational, formal deduction and proof).
  • Consider ways to support student-initiated inquiry in a classroom.
  • Examine questioning strategies that support concept clarification, reflection, and discussion.
  • Explore how activities such as making models or writing geometric puzzles can reinforce students' understanding of geometric figures, and provide a way to assess students' geometric thinking.
  • Reflect on their own understanding of geometry.

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Course Listing

Effective Questioning in the Mathematics Classroom

Foundations of Effective
Mathematics Teaching

Formative Assessment in the Mathematics Classroom

Number & Operations:
Division with Remainders

Number & Operations:
The Magnitude of Fractions

Number & Operations:
Broken Calculator

2D and 3D Figures

Calculating Area of a Triangle

Data Analysis and Probability:
Using Data to Make Predictions

Data Analysis and Probability:
Measures of Center

Pan Balance Equations

Patterns and Functions

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