Radnor Middle School Mathematics Department
Friday, June 14, 2002
Introductions
A "Middle School" Introduction to the Math Forum
Using Geometer's Sketchpad
 Tour 1: Constructing a Square  download the Word document
 Challenges: a rectangle, a parallelogram, a rhombus, a trapezoid, and an equilateral triangle
 Discussion
 Using the "Constructing an Equilateral Triangle" challenge:
Geometer's Sketchpad Activities
For each activity below, we've provided a link to a page that contains Standards/Benchmarks Alignment and Math Forum Resources
 Adding Integers  Exploring Algebra, page 3
Support Materials
 Exploring the Properties of the Four Arithmetic Operations  Exploring Algebra, page 16
Support Materials
 Points "Lining Up" in the Plane  Exploring Algebra, page 37
Support Materials
 Similar Figures  adapted from Geometry Activities for Middle School Students, page 155
Support Materials
 Exploring Quadrilaterals  adapted from Geometry Activities for Middle School Students, page 89
Support Materials
 Graphing a Function  adapted from Math Thematics, Book 2, page 123
Support Materials
Planning Time
Use a variety of resources to plan technologybased lessons including:
Download sketches for these activities
Shelly Berman, Annie Fetter & Suzanne Alejandre
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