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8 Videos to Engage Students in SMPs

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I started off my Friday at NCTM with Ed Dickey from South Carolina.  It was a wonderful session-lots of laughter but some great opportunities to build SMP into instruction as opposed to trying tomaddress them as stand alones.

A series of tweets reminded me of one of the videos in his session…
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a comedian, Brian Regan speaking about Girth as he prepares for a move.  It was a great way to add laughter to the classroom, yet introduce a topic related to SA or Volume or anything related to 3D figures/containers.

Here is a link to the Louisville NCTM handout but the PPT can also be found in the link above to Ed Dickey’s site.