In these PBS LearningMedia segments, learners are active participants in the lessons, often collaborating in small groups to find measurements for area, perimeter, missing dimensions, and compound shapes. Teachers will also find techniques for moving learners from concrete to abstract methods of solution.
Videotaped segments taken in actual classroom settings provide examples of strategies for teaching geometry in the adult education classroom. While some lessons are presented in traditional lecture-based style, most feature an inquiry-based approach.
Resource Types: 19 Videos, Discussion Questions