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Measurement

Space and Shape in Geometry

This is an online resource that provides teachers with a rationale for the content topics, activities with supporting background, additional connections to the standards, other related resources as well as connections across grade spans. A good resource to supplement the readings from sections I, II and III.

Bibliographic Citation: 
Annenberg/CPB Math and Science Project Shape and Space in Geometry Teacher's Lab available online: http://www.learner.org/teacherslab/math/geometry/across.html

Fundamental Skills in Science: Measurement

A brief overview of the importance of measurement in science and daily life. Standards from NSES and NCTM are summarized as well as student difficulties and misconceptions with various measurement topics. Additional resources, books, web links and references are included. This brief article can be used to supplement the readings from section IV.

Bibliographic Citation: 
Haury, David L. (2003). Fundamental Skills in Science: Measurement, Eric Digest ED482721. To view online: http://www.ericdigests.org/2004-4/skills.htm

Developing Mathematical Reasoning within the Context of Measurement

Can be used with Section II to examine implications for instruction and Section IV for research on student learning

Bibliographic Citation: 
NCTM. (1999). Developing Mathematical Reasoning in Grades K-12, 1999 Yearbook. Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. To read the article online: http://www.wcer.wisc.edu/ncisla/publications/articles/NCTMMR.PDF
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