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Measurement, explored

This idea started with someone else, but I do not remember his name. I believe he’s a shop teacher in a Twin Cities suburb. Inver Grove Heights, maybe? In any case, he was in a professional development session I was … Continue reading

Diagrams, week 3

Continuing our work on classifying hexagons. A Bob is defined as a hexagon with exactly five interior right angles. The following is from a demonstration that a Bob cannot be equilateral. Presently an open question is whether a mercedes (defined as … Continue reading

Diagrams, week 2

We are classifying hexagons in the geometry course for future elementary and special ed teachers. There aren’t many established types of hexagons, so we made a few up. A Stacy is a hexagon with exactly three congruent acute angles. A Bob is … Continue reading