Making Mathematical Connections in
Programs for Prospective Teachers
A project of
The University of New Hamsphire
and California State University, Chico
The Making Mathematical Connections in Programs for
Prospective Teachers (DUE9981029) proofofconcept
project created and fieldtested a curriculum module
developed collaboratively by university faculty, master
teachers, and graduate students.
Several classroom activities, along
with accompanying materials, are available for download or
viewing in pdf format (readable with the free Adobe Acrobat
Reader).
Making Mathematical Connections in Programs for
Prospective Teachers (DUE9981029)
Karen Graham, PI, UNH
kjgraham@cisunix.unh.edu
Neil Portnoy, CSU, Chico
nportnoy@math.sunysb.edu
Todd Grundmeier, UNH

Sample
materials
Click here to request samples
 Activity 1: Isometries
of the plane
 Activity 2: Rotations,
reflections, translations, and
glides
 Activity 3:
Compositions
 Activity 4: Proof with
isometries
 Activity 5: The human
vertices
 Activity 6: Isometries
and linear algebra
 Sample high school
task (for use with Activity A)
 Activity A:
Examination of mathematical tasks
 Activity B: Classroom
observations
 Activity C: Guidelines
for creating a 1day classroom
activity
Each activity includes faculty teaching
notes.

Table of Contents of the Gateways to Advanced Mathematical Thinking
project
Table of Contents of the Making the Connections project
