## Introduction

Workshop 6 focused on exploring connections in maths and the idea of reasoning which leads to proof. If you missed workshop 6 or want to go back over some of the activities done on the day, you’ll find videos of the full workshop and all the resources used or references during the workshop below.

## Workshop 6 videos

**Workshop 6**
Part 1

**Workshop 6**
Part 2

**Workshop 6**
Part 3

## Resources used or referenced in workshop

Teacher resource booklet

Teaching constructions using a problem-solving approach

Task 1

Construction 12

Circumcentre is not always the best location

Task 5

Video of a shard (for Junior Cert.)

Video of shard (for Leaving Cert.)

Proof in geometry and number

Triangles and enlargements

The relationship between scale factor and area

Student activity on connections in triangles

Converse statements and proof by contradiction

Proof that √2 is irrational

Geometry posters

Geometry posters as individual pictures

Geometry syllabus 2012 – 2014

Junior Cert. strands 1 – 4 syllabus and resources

Leaving Cert. strands 1 – 4 syllabus and resources

Teaching and learning plan on ratio and proportion

Teaching and learning plan on arithmetic sequences

Teaching and learning plan on geometric sequences