| WORK DUE at the beginning of class or lab
unless otherwise noted!
For homework, prepare to turn in work that follows the
|Dec 11 - Thur
|Dec 9 - Tues
- 2nd Professional Development Activity due at 5pm
|Dec 2 - Tues
- Test 4 (1 8.5 x 11 sheet with writing on both sides allowed)
|Nov 25 - Tues
|Nov 20 - Thur
|Nov 18 - Tues
- Self-Evaluation of presentations due.
- Look at Project 6 solutions and compare with your problem set.
Begin studying for the Sketchpad test and working on the final project.
|Nov 11 - Tues
- Geometry of our Earth presentations.
- Buy a light colored ball which is approximately 6 inches to a foot
in diameter that you won't mind writing on with permanent marker during
class. Be sure that this ball is round and is not an inflatable ball since
these don't work well. In addition, if you have masking tape, then bring that
|Nov 7 - Fri
- First Professional Development activity due at 5pm (see
the syllabus for details).
|Nov 6 - Thur
- Read Perry p. 247-248 and p. 255, and Sibley p. 97-99
|Nov 4 - Tues
|Oct 28 - Tues
|Oct 21 - Tues
|Oct 14 - Tues
|Oct 7 - Tues
- Come up with models for
Mathematics Methods and Modeling for Today's Mathematics Classroom
p. 216 number 4 (Loggers) so that they resemble:
# board feet/10 = k diameter^(power) ie, you want to obtain the
number in the power for each model. Use the assumptions and show work to
obtain your models.
- Revisions on Wile E assignment
due by 5pm for an extra +10 points.
Be sure that you address what happens if Wile never sees the roadrunner.
|Oct 2 - Thur
- Read Sibley p. 35-38.
- Read Mathematics Methods and Modeling for Today's Mathematics Classroom
p. 200-204, 209-213
|Sep 30 - Tues
|Sep 25 - Thur
- Examine The Proof
website contents -especially the Pythagorean Puzzle and the
Teacher's Guide (see the links on the right from that guide).
Take notes on different ways to incorporate The Proof into
and be prepared to share your thoughts on these ideas and
activities with the rest of the class.
|Sep 23 - Tues
|Sep 18 - Thur
|Sep 16 - Tues
- Read Sibley pages 9 - 16 and 29 - 31.
|Sep 11 - Thur
Sept 9 - Tues
- Read through
- Read through Project 1 solutions on WebCT
and make sure that you are prepared to present them in the future.
Sept 2 - Tues
- Sometime after Thursday's class,
follow Lab 1 Directions
in order to enter WebCT and look at the
hints for Project 1.
- Project 1 DUE
Prepare to turn in and/or present
work that follows the
Perry 1.3 3
Sibley 1.1 3, 10, 13ab (For 13a, turn in your cylinder and
cone along with your project.)
Aug 28 - Thur
- Read the syllabus.
- Look over Dr. Sarah's
- Read Dr. Sarah's project guidelines.
- Obtain the 2 rental texts from the bookstore:
The Geometric Viewpoint: A Survey of Geometries by Thomas Q. Sibley
Geometry: Axiomatic Developments with Problem Solving by Earl Perry
- Read Perry p. 1-5 and Sibley p. 2-5.
- Begin Project 1 (see Tues).
- Bring Sibley to class.