
Re: Geometry Textbook Suggestions for Gifted Math Program?
Posted:
Jan 19, 2005 11:17 PM


"Karl M. Bunday" <kmbunday@yahoo.de.com> writes: > > Hi, everyone, > > I wonder what you would suggest as a best textbook for a first > highschoollevel geometry course for talented students? I'm trying to > gather information to make a suggestion to a local mathematics program. > I am aware of one program that formerly used Gene Murrow and Serge > Lang's textbook Geometry (SpringerVerlag) and in recent years has used > Michael Serra's textbook Discovering Geometry (Key Curriculum Press). > Another textbook I have never seen, but have heard of being used at > gifted magnet schools is Geometry for Enjoyment and Challenge (McDougall > Littell), which has VERY MIXED reviews on Amazon.com > > http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail//0866099654/ > > What do you think? If you were recommending a textbook for a class of > students selected for high math ability taking a first secondarylevel > geometry course, what would you recommend? What do you like about your > preferred textbook?
The following should prove very stimulating
Geometry, by David A. Brannan, Matthew F. Esplen, Jeremy J. Gray http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail//0521597870
Bill Dubuque
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