Category: Geometry

I am one of them: Thoughts …

So why did I apply for the Global Teacher Price? Reading about the outstanding projects of the other candidates, I need to admit, that I do not have such a big project – yet (except my little bookshop). I am “JUST” a teacher. Sitting…

Geometry as a springboard to math

When there is a first combination … you will find a second combination. I been thinking that these combinations are ideal ways to introduce a child in primary to various terminologies, words, language. One can apply terminologies found in algebra, explain the concept of…

Combinations

Where to start in Geometry? What age is the right one? How much does one need to pay attention to language? Again I think that children can and need to be trained in their visual understanding and additionally one can add the right words…

Identity – Diagram

As spoken about, within geometry you can express easily express relationships… Here my geometrical representation of identity. I am still figuring out the pictograms that will and can represent my identity. That’s for the next geometrical representation…    

Geometry as a tool to strengthen logical thinking…

Geometry applied in the right way is a fantastic  tool to train logical thinking. already at an early stage, children can see and understand patterns. Often it is underestimated how a young brain can already understand structures infront of him or her. So Geometry…

RULER and COMPASS

G´day y´all, This is a book that was offered to me by a friend at school. I need to say that it is a interesting and fascinating booklet. “Practical Geometrical Constructions”. Indeed the things you are shown are flabbergasting and have a solid ´WOW`effect….

Geometry as a window to your inner self

The three fundamental shapes in geometry The relationships between these three shapes are fascinating and endless. Just like your inner self. The complexity of these geometrical shapes, the simplicity is challenging. This shape is an ideal springboard for students to start a geometrical experience…