Tag: geometry

Ideas at Work: Exploring geometry with The Secret Birthday Message

(Vol. 2, Issue 2, November 2010) Sharon Hogan and her preschool class at Peterson School had all kinds of fun with the way Eric Carle’s The Secret Birthday Message plays with the two main faces of geometry—shapes and spatial sense.

Book Ideas: Me on the Map and Where Do I Live?

(Vol. 2, Issue 2, November 2010) Me on the Map by Joan Sweeney and Where Do I Live? by Neil Chesanow are two books that give children a way to explore where they are in relationship to other things and places.

Book Ideas: A Triangle for Adaora

A Triangle for Adaora by Ifeoma Onyefulu (Francis Lincoln Children’s Books, 2007) is a delightful book that emphasizes several Big Ideas in Geometry.

Learning takes shape: Big Ideas of geometry & spatial relations

The EME Project’s May professional development workshop provided a first look at the Big Ideas of Geometry: Locations, Directions, and Movement.