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Bradford, John (1987).Geoboard Teacher's Manual.Ft. Collins, CO: Scott Resources, Inc. (Bradford's manual is an excellent source of geoboard-related ideas.)Burns, Marilyn (1992).

About Teaching Mathematics: A K-8 Resource.White Plains, NY: Cuisenaire Company of America. (Includes many interesting activities on pp. 95-99, including a discovery lesson on Pick's theorem.)Geddes, Dorothy, et al. (1992).

Geometry in the Middle Grades.Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. (Activity 5D on p. 37 is entitled "Patterns on a Geoboard"; Activity 5E, "Pythagorean Theorem," also uses the geoboard.)McElduff, Ryan and Michael Oberdorf (1992).

Try It! Geoboards.White Plains, NY: Cuisenaire Company of America. (Includes 24 cards of challenging problems, which are really quite easy if you know Pick's theorem.)Spikell, Mark A. (1993).

Teaching Mathematics with Manipulatives: A Resource of Activities for the K-12 Teacher.Boston: Allyn and Bacon. (Chapter 2 is entitled "Motivating the Pythagorean Theorem with Geoboards.")Trivett, John V. (1983).

Introducing Geoboards.New Rochelle, NY: Cuisenaire Company of America. (Consists of 56 cards of basic introductory material)Welchman-Tischler, Rosamond (1992).

The Mathematical Toolbox.White Plains, NY: Cuisenaire Company of America. (Challenge Set 3 contains many good geoboard-related ideas.)

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