# Video/Abel Clip 2.m4v

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Whole class discussion on the meaning of area

Abel questions students on their knowledge and understanding of the concept of area.

Video/Abel Clip 2.m4v, http://oer.educ.cam.ac.uk/wiki/Video/Abel_Clip_2.m4v,This video is available on your memory stick in the video/Abel rectangles folder.About this video. Duration: 3:08 (Series: Abel rectangles, episode 02)

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# 3 Background on this video

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Abel questions students on their knowledge and understanding of the concept of area. The clip introduces students to the concept of area. The lesson then proceds to an introduction to group work task (on area and perimeter with GeoGebra), then students do group work.

# 4 Questions for reflection

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• What other questions could be asked to elicit the students' ideas on the concept of area?
• How might a 'think pair share' approach to the class discussion have affected students' learning?
• Consider the question, ‘How do/can we measure area?’. How might this question be developed into a useful enquiry activity for students?

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