Education Technology

Twist and Shout

Published on 10/20/2009

Activity Overview

Traditionally, teaching approaches involve analysing fixed shapes and recording their properties, often in a table. Instead, this task starts with constructions which are manipulated until patterns or generalizations become apparent

Before the Activity

Read through the introduction page 1 of the activity document and ensure all calculators have the Cabri Jr. APP loaded.

During the Activity

Complete the Game: Get the Point, from the activity document, then discuss the theorems developed. Complete the Game: Scissorhands, then discuss the theorem developed.

After the Activity

Further extensions for the theorems are included in the activity document.