◊ 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.
9:00-12:00 Morning Session
1:00-3:30 Afternoon Session
Angle Basics: pattern block angles, walking angles, angles in polygons
Geoboard Area: triangles, quadrilaterals
Geometric Puzzles: tangrams, pentominoes, supertangrams, congruence
Proportion, Similarity and Scaling: “blow-up” puzzles, rep-tiles
Developing intuitions: non-congruent triangles, making quadrilaterals
Inscribed angles: circle geoboard, soccer angles
Pythagorean theorem: visual and hands-on proofs
Tiling and polyhedra: triangles, quadrilaterals, regular polygons, Platonic and Archimedean Solids