Construction with ruler and compass, van Hiele model for geometry thinking and Project-based learning

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https://doi.org/10.31686/ijier.vol9.iss9.3347

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Geometry, construction, van Hiele model, project-based learning

Abstract

We describe how problems of geometric construction using straightedge and compass can be introduced to students through project-based learning. We discuss how these problems can be extended to the upper half-plane model. Furthermore, we discuss the use of these problems to assess advanced levels in van Hiele model for geometry thinking.

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Nafaa Chbili, United Arab Emirates University

Associate Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, College of Science

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Published

01-09-2021

How to Cite

Chbili, N. (2021). Construction with ruler and compass, van Hiele model for geometry thinking and Project-based learning. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, 9(9), 335–341. https://doi.org/10.31686/ijier.vol9.iss9.3347