Stories from the Classroom

Three days Sketching madly with Grade 9 students

Contributed by: David Stocks, KCVI;
Leslie Farquharson, KCVI;
Nathalie Sinclair, Queen's

The Setting: April 12th at the Computer Lab at KCVI in Kingston, Ontario. There are 24 PCs (one per student), an Overhead projector connected to a PC, and Large Blackboards. The class is just beginning a unit on geometry. We have not done any introductory work with compass and ruler constructions. This is the first time the students have seen Geometer's Sketchpad (GSP). Classes are 72 minutes per day (semestered school).

Day 1:

Day 2, April 13, 2000

Day 3: April 14th