Schedule

◊  This is a tentative schedule, based on my best estimate of how long things take. Topics may move or vanish.
◊  Because of the cumulative nature of some of the work, it is important to attend everything.
◊  We will start and end on time every day.


Daily Schedule

9:00-12:00 Morning Session 
1:00-3:30 Afternoon Session

Day 1

Morning:

Angle Basics: pattern block angles, walking angles, angles in polygons 

Geoboard Area: triangles, quadrilaterals

Afternoon:

Geometric Puzzles: tangrams, pentominoes, supertangrams, congruence 

Proportion, Similarity and Scaling: “blow-up” puzzles, rep-tiles 

Day 2

Morning:

Developing intuitions: non-congruent triangles, making quadrilaterals 

Inscribed angles: circle geoboard, soccer angles

Afternoon:

Pythagorean theorem: visual and hands-on proofs

Tiling and polyhedra: triangles, quadrilaterals, regular polygons, Platonic and Archimedean Solids