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Workshops & Seminar ›› Workshop 6 - Exploring connections and reasoning leading to proof


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 pdf-icon

Teaching constructions using a problem-solving approach pdf-icon

Task 1 geogebra-icon

Construction 12 geogebra-icon

Circumcentre is not always the best location geogebra-icon

Task 5 geogebra-icon

Video of a shard (for Junior Cert.) Video-Icon

Video of shard (for Leaving Cert.) Video-Icon

Proof in geometry and number pdf-icon

Triangles and enlargements PowerPoint-icon

The relationship between scale factor and area geogebra-icon

Student activity on connections in triangles pdf-icon

Converse statements and proof by contradiction PowerPoint-icon

Proof that √2 is irrational webpage-icon

Geometry posters pdf-icon

Geometry posters as individual pictures zip-icon

Geometry syllabus 2012 – 2014 pdf-icon

Junior Cert. strands 1 – 4 syllabus and resources Word-icon

Leaving Cert. strands 1 – 4 syllabus and resources Word-icon

Teaching and learning plan on ratio and proportion pdf-icon   PowerPoint-icon

Teaching and learning plan on arithmetic sequences pdf-icon   PowerPoint-icon

Teaching and learning plan on geometric sequences pdf-icon  PowerPoint-icon