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292- Using an “Impossible” Construction Problem to Teach a Geometric Theorem

Thursday, April 14, 2011: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM
Sagamore Ballroom 2 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Patricio G. Herbst

The speaker will share experienced teachers’ perspectives on how to conduct instruction based on an “impossible” construction problem about tangents. These perspectives came from group discussions of an animated vignette of a class at work on the problem. The speaker will report on practitioners' recommendations and the wisdom of practice that they share.

Presentation Format: Research Session
Grade Band Audience: Preservice and Inservice, 9 to 12

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