Creative Learning with Giant Triangles

Simon Morgan, Jacqueline Sack and Eva Knoll
Proceedings of Bridges 2010: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (2010)
Pages 523–530

Abstract

Participants will review, explore and develop geometric concepts and vocabulary, through guided discovery, by building polyhedra with giant, brightly-colored, connectable equilateral triangles. Activities will be geared for teachers of all levels. Learning issues and instructional strategies will be related to teacher-student 'hidden contracts' and the Van Hiele Model of Geometric Thought.

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