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Suzanne R. Harper

Since graphical displays of data are increasingly used in magazines, in newspapers, and on television to communicate relationships among numerical data, it is important to expose middle school students to various types of contexts where interpretation of graphical data is necessary. The NCTM (2000) concurs that students in grades 6–8 should “begin to compare the effectiveness of various types of displays in organizing the data for further analysis or in presenting the data clearly to an audience” (p. 49).

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Hollylynne Stohl and Suzanne R. Harper

Welcome to a new year of “Technology Tips.” I, Hollylynne Stohl, will edit the column for the 2004–2005 year. If you have a tip that can help other teachers learn how to use a technology application in the classroom, please send your ideas to me.

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Hollylynne Stohl and Suzanne R. Harper

In this month's “Technology Tips,” we introduce readers to some of the graphing capabilities of The Geometer's Sketchpad (Version 4.05, KCP Technologies 2001). You can download a free upgrade from Version 4.0, download an Instructor Evaluation Edition (60-day trial), or purchase a licensed copy from www.keypress.com/sketchpad. If you would like an overview of the software, you can download the Workshop Guide from www.keypress.com/sketchpad/ workshop_guide.html.

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Suzanne R. Harper and Michael Todd Edward

Cookbook materials can be readily transformed into lessons that reflect a genuine inquiry approach.

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Suzanne R. Harper and Dana C. Cox

Emphasizing the process rather than the produced solution, the Kaleidoscope task inspires students to create an artifact for further reflection and discussion.

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Michael Todd Edwards and Suzanne R. Harper

Use photo editing software as a teaching tool to bring inaccessible polygon definitions within reach of your students' understanding.

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Nirmala Naresh, Suzanne R. Harper, Jane M. Keiser and Norm Krumpe

The early Hawaiian game of LuLu can be used to discuss both experimental and theoretical probability.

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Michael Todd Edwards, Suzanne R. Harper and Dana C. Cox

The Meeting for Lunch problem exemplifies how standards provide more than an outline of daily activities for an entire school year.

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Michael Todd Edwards, James Quinlan, Suzanne R. Harper, Dana C. Cox and Steve Phelps

This approach to determining measures of angles fosters stronger understanding of formal proof.