Ask Dr. Callahan Geometry DVD Set with PDF Teacher
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When Stephanie and Melissa finished Saxon Algebra 1 and started into Saxon Algebra 2 it didnt go well. Wisely, Linda decided to hold off on Algebra 2 and use Geometry by Harold Jacobs instead. After completing this course, they again started Saxon Algebra 2, follwed by Saxon Advanced Math, and did quite well. In fact, Stephanie scored a 30 on her ACT test in math, the highest math score that any of our children attained on the test. Why the turnaround? Was it just an extra year of maturity, or was it the way that Harold Jacobs presented the material that helped math to "gel" in their minds?
This latest edition of Jacobs Geometry preserves all the features that have made his text so popular with educators in the past. Like previous editions, this text stresses logic and deductive reasoning but does not take a "discovery" approach. This is an excellent geometry course with clear explanations of geometric concepts that include practice with proofs (informal and paragraph). The second chapter (six lessons) is appropriately devoted to logic in preparation for constructing proofs. Topics build incrementally and each practice set assumes knowledge gained in previous lessons in order to construct proofs. An appendix containing all presented theorems and postulates is most helpful. Also appreciated are the periodic algebra reviews, which keep students from forgetting these skills as they devote the year to geometry studies. This course is a thorough study of Euclidean geometry but concludes with a single chapter of four lessons that present nonEuclidean geometries. The teachers guide is solely an answer key providing answers to all exercises. The test book contains chapter tests, a midterm, a final, and test answers.
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Category Description for Geometry: Seeing, Doing, Understanding
Show MoreWhen Stephanie and Melissa finished Saxon Algebra 1 and started into Saxon Algebra 2 it didnt go well. Wisely, Linda decided to hold off on Algebra 2 and use Geometry by Harold Jacobs instead. After completing this course, they again started Saxon Algebra 2, follwed by Saxon Advanced Math, and did quite well. In fact, Stephanie scored a 30 on her ACT test in math, the highest math score that any of our children attained on the test. Why the turnaround? Was it just an extra year of maturity, or was it the way that Harold Jacobs presented the material that helped math to "gel" in their minds?
This latest edition of Jacobs Geometry preserves all the features that have made his text so popular with educators in the past. Like previous editions, this text stresses logic and deductive reasoning but does not take a "discovery" approach. This is an excellent geometry course with clear explanations of geometric concepts that include practice with proofs (informal and paragraph). The second chapter (six lessons) is appropriately devoted to logic in preparation for constructing proofs. Topics build incrementally and each practice set assumes knowledge gained in previous lessons in order to construct proofs. An appendix containing all presented theorems and postulates is most helpful. Also appreciated are the periodic algebra reviews, which keep students from forgetting these skills as they devote the year to geometry studies. This course is a thorough study of Euclidean geometry but concludes with a single chapter of four lessons that present nonEuclidean geometries. The teachers guide is solely an answer key providing answers to all exercises. The test book contains chapter tests, a midterm, a final, and test answers.

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Do not include HTML, links, references to other stores, pricing or contact info.My question is about:If your question is about more than one item, click + to add them.Browse 2 questions Browse 2 questions and 11 answersWhy did you choose this?Rainbow Resource Center Storeto assist us in learning geometry conceptssusan j on Oct 20, 2016Heard this was a good product.Melanie H on Feb 25, 2016to assist us in learning geometry conceptssusan j on Oct 20, 2016A friend recommended it. It was a more affordable option than taking the class with a coop teacher.Kim N on Aug 9, 2016Heard this was a good product.Melanie H on Feb 25, 2016A friend recommended it. It was a more affordable option than taking the class with a coop teacher.Kim N on Aug 9, 2016Would this be all I need to teach my student Geometry or would I need text books as well?A shopper on Jan 14, 2016Ask Dr. Callahan Geometry DVD Set with PDF TeacherAsk Dr. Callahan Geometry DVD Set w/ Printed Teacher Guide, Tests, SyllabusBEST ANSWER: The DVD is only supplemental and not a complete course. I had only the textbook and the supplemental DVD set was very helpful. Their support via website is also prompt and helpful.
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BEST ANSWER: The DVD is only supplemental and not a complete course. I had only the textbook and the supplemental DVD set was very helpful. Their support via website is also prompt and helpful. Reply
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 Corylynn H on Jan 14, 2016
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You will need the student textbook. The DVD's are helpful, but they do not provide full teaching. We use the DVD's as a supplement after I teach the lesson from the textbook. Reply
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 Suzanne H on Jan 19, 2016
This program is meant to be used with Geometry: Seeing, Doing, Understanding, 3rd Edition, by Harold R. Jacobs. You will need the textbook, test bank and answer keys. Reply
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 Cassie M on Jan 14, 2016
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You need the Jacobs Geometry third edition textbook. They sell it on Rainbow Resource, but I found a used copy for a better price elsewhere. Reply
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 Sharon P on Jan 14, 2016
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You would need the Jacobs Geometry book as well. The DVD's and syllabi are centered around the Harold Jacobs Geometry book. Reply
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 Donna M on Jan 14, 2016
I would not teach this course without the Jacob's Geometry textbook and the solutions manual. Reply
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 User on Jan 15, 2016
You will also need to purchase the text book and the solution to text questions. Reply
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 kristin p on Jan 30, 2016
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The DVD is great, but you definitely need the Geometry textbook as well. Reply
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 Suzanne K on Jan 14, 2016
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