Introduction to Geometry & Measurement, Math 313

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This the introductory lecture to my Geometry & Measurement class.


<ul><li> 1. On the Index Card (holes up) Upper right corner: Math 313 (sect) Name Semester / year Major / be when grown up Year in school Phone number (can be cell, etc.) Email address (other than Longwood one) Previous math courses &amp; grade Grade expected in this course &amp; how Your cell phone ring tone Favorite shape 1 </li> <li> 2. Math 313: Lecture 1 Geometry &amp; Measurement Dr. Diana S. Perdue </li> <li> 3. PLEASE TAKE NOTES! Please take notes on the items you feel are most important; you may determine importance either because of something I say or because of your previous classroom experiences. At the end of this presentation, I will be assessing the quality of the information you recorded. 3 </li> <li> 4. Topics Course Introduction Canvas NCTM Methodology Beliefs / Affects Van Hiele Geometry 4 </li> <li> 5. Geometry &amp; Measurement Course Syllabus Course Calendar How you will be graded Most Important Items for Students: 5 </li> <li> 6. Success in this class Voices from the past Question 1: If you had this class to do over, what would you do differently to improve your grade, your learning, or your enjoyment of the class? Main themes? Question 2: If you were advising a friend who was signed up for this class, what would you tell him / her to help him / her succeed in the class? 6 </li> <li> 7. Canvas Where is it? Either go to the Longwood website ( and ________________ or go straight to the website: How do I get in? Username Password Where do I go for help? What do I do? Call User Support Services at (434) 395-4357 Email 7 </li> <li> 8. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics The NCTM organization The NCTM website: ________________ History of the Standards Membership Cost Benefits Expectations for K-8 students Expectations for K-8 teachers Basis for the state standards VA SOLs stands for: ________________ VA SOL website: ________________ Expectations for K-8 students Expectations for K-8 teachers Well-qualified teachers Praxis 8 </li> <li> 9. Methodology Ways to teach: Technology Manipulatives Modeling Problem Solving 9 </li> <li> 10. The van Hiele Levels Characteristics of students at each level: Level 0: Level 1: Level 2: Level 3: Level 4: Where can I go for more info? 10 </li> <li> 11. Geometry Geometry means: Father of geometry: Major topics: Measurement: constructions, amount, length, area, volume, surface area Shapes: lines, segments, rays, angles, polygons, polyhedra Relationships: parallel &amp; perpendicular, congruence, similarity, definitions, Nth term Reasoning &amp; proof: deductive &amp; inductive, logic, types of proof 11 </li> <li> 12. Sample Questions What does NCTM stand for? What does SOL stand for? What does geometry mean? Who was the Father of geometry? Name some of the major geometric topics for K-8 according to the standards. When can I meet with Dr. Perdue in person? What is the best way to communicate w/ Dr. Perdue? Where can I find Dr. Perdues office hours? Describe the van Hiele levels and how they can be used to plan lessons. 12 </li> <li> 13. Lets Get Ready to Learn! Stuff youll need To do for each class / lab Read the text assignment 13 </li> </ul>


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