Methods of Teaching Mathematics in Secondary Schools
MATH 406B

Spring 2015
MIDTERM/ 406B/ FALL 2015
Part 2
Do your best to write about things that you have truly thought about and have strong opinions about.
Do your best to avoid the lofty words that we all say at timese.g., expect the most from your
students every day, teach ki
Methods of Teaching Mathematics in Secondary Schools
MATH 406B

Spring 2015
Never Say Anything
a Kid Can Say!
S T E V E N C. R E I N H A R T
FTER EXTENSIVE PLANNING, I PRE
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sented what should have been a masterpiece lesson. I worked several examples
on the overhead proj
Methods of Teaching Mathematics in Secondary Schools
MATH 406B

Spring 2015
The TOMAHAWK An Angle Trisection TOOL
Howard Eves (1911 2004)
[Geometry Need Not Be Greek]
1. Start with a trisected line segment so that AB = BC = CD.
2. Construct a semicircle centered at C and passing through B and D.
3. Construct segment BE perpendic
Methods of Teaching Mathematics in Secondary Schools
MATH 406B

Spring 2015
Mathematics Through Problem Solving
by Margaret Taplin
Institute of Sathya Sai Education, Hong Kong
What Is A 'ProblemSolving Approach'?
As the emphasis has shifted from teaching problem solving to teaching via
problem solving (Lester, Masingila, Mau, La