Taught 2011-14 including honors, college prep (grade level) and contained special ed.
Exploration of concepts precedes formal vocabulary instruction. Once I introduce vocabulary I provide ample practice using and applying definitions to solidify ideas. Students make use of index cards as reference material. We work with paper models, geometry toolkits (compass and straightedge), geogebra and other manipulatives. Students have the opportunity to showcase creativity in both problem solving and artistic projects.
Blog posts on lessons, reflections and methodology: Drawing on Math – Geometry.