The Maths with Mathomat lesson plans can be downloaded free in PDF form from the links below. Printed bound copies can be purchase by following this link.
These 11 comprehensive lesson plans have been developed to give teachers of years 4 to 9 (and in some cases higher grades) a glimpse of the tremendous potential for using Mathomat as an aid to teaching mathematics.
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- How to Use
- Practical Tips
- Lesson 1: Shape up sort me out! Familiarisation with MATHOMAT
- Lesson 2: Tiles, tiles and more tiles. Patterns using transformations
- Lesson 3: Don’t be square! Parallel lines and isometric grids
- Lesson 4: Bigger and bigger. Enlarging figures to construct polyhedra nets
- Lesson 5: This looks like that! Investigating symmetry
- Lesson 6: The area is right! Estimating and measuring areas
- Lesson 7: Straight line curves. Constructing envelopes of curves
- Lesson 8: Where are we? Maps, bearings and distances
- Lesson 9: Round and round the circle. Rotational symmetry
- Lesson 10: Stars, circles and mystic signs. Creating patterns with circles
- Lesson 11: Unwrapping the circle. Constructing the sine graph
- Curriculum Outcomes
VIDEO EXPLORATIONS WITH MATHOMAT TEMPLATES
Theorems and proofs explored in these videos were inspired by the wonderful ideas in Advanced Euclidean Geometry by Alfred Posamentier (published by Key College Publishing).
Sadly, this book is out of print. Contact email@example.com if you would like to arrange a loan copy.
MATHOMAT IN ACTION WITH STUDENTS
In this section watch Michelle du Toit in action with her students. Michelle runs the M Squared Mathematics tutoring business in Bloemfontein, as well as providing Mathomat implementation training for teachers, in South Africa.
Michelle’s student Tamika uses a kite drawn using her Mathomat to leverage her understanding of quadrilaterals.
MATHOMAT V2 TEMPLATE UNWRAP
70 pages of activities with the Mathomat Template
by Michelle du Toit
MAKING SOLIDS WITH MATHOMAT
Action shots from a session making the Platonic solids in various sizes and selected models from the Archimedean group.