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Technology in the Geometry Classroom

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Author:Math 5337, The Geometry Center
Description: Course materials developed at the Geometry Center and used for teaching pre- and in-service teachers of high school geometry interested in using technology in their classrooms (see the Summer 1996 syllabus ). Four self-contained parts: Internet Skills, Classical Geometry, Dynamical Systems, and Symmetries and Patterns, include: an Introduction to the World Wide Web and Technical Information; Introductory Questions for Geometer's Sketchpad, Monge's Theorem, and Peaucellier's Linkage; a Dynamical Systems lab; Introduction to Symmetries, Wallpaper Patterns, Orbifolds, and Unfolding an Orbifold; and Appendices with links to/lists of videos shown in the source, software, and a short bibliography.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Video, Courses, Lesson Plans and Activities, Internet-Based Projects, Bibliographies, Geometer's Sketchpad
Math Topics: Dynamical Systems, Euclidean Plane Geometry, Symmetry/Tessellations
Math Ed Topics: Computers

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