Hubert Ludwig, Ball State University

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Geometry: A Remedy for the Malaise of Middle School Mathematics Alfred S. Posamentier Encourages the teaching of geometric concepts in the middle school. (82, 1989) 678 - 680 Explorative Writing and Learning Mathematics Sandra Z. Keith The suggestions can be applied to a geometry classroom. (81, 1988) 714 - 719 The 1985 Nationwide University Mathematics Examination in the People's Republic of China Jerry P. Becker and Zhou Yi-Yun A short discussion of the examination, an observation that a great deal of emphasis is placed on geometry. The examination questions are presented. 80, (1987) 196 - 203. The Shape of Instruction in Geometry: Some Highlights from Research Marilyn N. Suydam "Why, what, when, and how is geometry taught most effectively." Research findings on these questions. 78, (1985) 481 - 486. Geometry Is More Than Proof Alan Hoffer Developing skills. Levels of mental development. Informal development during the first semester, deductive reasoning during the second semester. 74, (1981) 11 - 18. Why Is Geometry A Basic Skill? Wade H. Sherard III Seven reasons given. 74, (1981) 19 - 21, 60. Trends In Geometry Jack D. Wilson Reasons for teaching geometry. 46, (1953) 67 - 70. Why Teach Geometry? Kenneth E. Brown Objectives of authors, teachers, and pupils. 43, (1950) 103 - 106. On The Teaching Of Geometry Rolland R. Smith Comments on aims and methods. 42, (1949) 56 - 60. Applying Geometric Methods Of Thinking To Life Situations Elizabeth Loetzer Hall The application of classroom methods of thinking to real life situations. 31, (1938) 379 - 384. Geometry and Life Kenneth B. Leisenring Geometry and deductive thinking. The value of studying geometry. 30, (1937) 331 - 335. Teaching Geometry For The Purpose Of Developing Ability To Do Logical Thinking Gilbert Ulmer The content of one such course. 30, (1937) 355 - 357. A New Deal In Geometry Henry H. Shanholt Geometry as a study of reasoning. 29, (1936) 67 - 74. Why Teach Geometry? Vera Sanford Development of reasoning ability. 28, (1935) 290 - 296. Changes In The Teaching Of Geometry and Why We Teach It Alice Ann Grant Begins with a discussion of Euclid, eventually comes to the development of reasoning ability. 27, (1934) 5 - 24. Teaching An Appreciation Of Mathematics: The Need Of Reorganization In Geometry E. Russell Stabler Teaching geometry for the purpose of developing an appreciation of the nature of mathematical systems. 27, (1934) 30 - 40. Demonstrative Geometry For The Ninth Grade W. D. Reeve Reasons for teaching, postulates, three units of material. 26, (1933) 150 - 162. The Future Geometry Barnet Rudman Discussion of transfer of learning, especially with respect to the study of geometry. 25, (1932) 27 - 32. Functional Geometry Charles Salkind A reaction to "The Future Geometry". 25, (1932) 484 - 486. Solid Geometry In The High School A. B. Coble Why should solid geometry be taught? 24, (1931) 424 - 428. The Functions Of Intuitive and Demonstrative Geometry Laura Blank What are intuitive and deductive geometry? What is the purpose and usefulness of each? 22, (1929) 31 - 37. Teaching Geometry Into Its Rightful Place J. O. Hassler Toward what purposes shall the efforts of the geometry teacher be directed? 22, (1929) 333 - 341. Some Objectives To Be Realized In A Course In Plane Geometry Sister Alice Irene Description and results of a teaching experiment. 22, (1929) 435 - 446. What Are The Real Values Of Geometry? Winona Perry Geometric facts and the ability to draw conclusions. 21, (1928) 51 - 54. Is Geometry Possible? Jeanette F. Statham Reasons for encouraging students to study geometry. 21, (1928) 353 - 356. Popularizing Plane and Solid Geometry Gertrude V. Pratt Suggestions for securing and maintaining interest in geometry. 21, (1928) 412 - 421. Fads and Plane Geometry H. D. Merrell Educational fads and their effect on the teaching of geometry. 20, (1927) 5 - 18. Objectives In Teaching Demonstrative Geometry W. D. Reeve A list of objectives for plane and solid geometry courses. 20, (1927) 435 - 450. Purpose, Method and Mode Of Demonstrative Geometry W. W. Hart Why should demonstrative geometry be taught? How should it be taught? 17, (1924) 170 - 177. Geometry As A Course In Reasoning Henry P. McLaughlin Shall rigid methods of proof be abandoned? 16, (1923) 491 - 499. Some Classroom Experiences In Teaching Geometry G. I. Hopkins Comments by a teacher with 30 years of experience. 8, (1915-1916) 21 - 30. Educational Value Of Geometry F. F. Decker Geometry should be taught because it is a deductive system. 5, (1912-1913) 31 - 35, 41 - 45. Final Report Of The National Committee Of Fifteen On Geometry Syllabus A good overview of the condition of high school geometry in 1912. Historical Introduction (48-75); Logical Considerations (75-89); Special Courses (89-92); Exercises and Problems (92-109); Syllabus of Geometry (109-130). 5, (1912-1913) 46 - 131. Should Formal Geometry Be Taught In The Elementary Schools? If So, To What Extent? D. J. Kelly It should be blended into the arithmetic of the eighth grade. 4, (1911-1912) 144 - 149. Some Suggestions In The Teaching Of Geometry Isaac J. Schwatt A discussion of many things. 2, (1909-1910) 94 - 115. The Aims In Teaching Geometry and How To Attain Them W. E. Bond Three aims, difficulties with them, and some suggested remedies. 1, (1908-1909) 30 - 36. The Aims Of Studying Plane Geometry and How To Attain Them E. P. Sisson How can a teacher be most effective? 1, (1908-1909) 44 - 47. H.J.L. 07/15/97 email: 00hjludwig@bsu.edu home page: http://www.cs.bsu.edu/~hjludwig/ |

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