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573- Developing Geometric Thinking through Paper Folding

Friday, April 15, 2011: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM
Wabash Ballroom 3 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Peter S. Wiles

The speaker will describe an exploration in paper folding conducted in a geometry course for future middle school teachers. He will examine the geometric ideas the tasks brought out, as well as samples of students' work that highlight the tasks' potential for fostering geometric reasoning. No prior experience with paper folding is required.

Presentation Format: Preservice and In-Service Session
Grade Band Audience: Preservice and Inservice, 6 to 8

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