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EDSC 353 - Teaching Secondary Geometry

(3 units)
Pedagogical techniques embedded within the mathematical content of high school geometry.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. solve a variety of problems appropriate to a Euclidean Geometry class using multiple strategies.
2. explain concepts appropriate to a Euclidean Geometry class in a manner that would be understandable to students.
3. explain the nature of deductive proof and describe its role in a Euclidean geometry class.
4. provide inductive evidence of various geometric relationships using appropriate Geometry software.
5. describe means by which various topics in Euclidean Geometry can be taught using appropriate Geometry software.
6. perform Geometric constructions using construction tools and explain their importance in the Euclidean Geometry classroom.
7. describe the different experiences that must occur to facilitate the learning of Euclidean Geometry.
8. define and discuss the teacher’s role in the geometry classroom, including responsibility to the diversity of students and their various learning styles.


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