Teaching Spatial Skills

Recommended Practice: Teach students spatial skills such as how to visualize and manipulate forms and shapes.

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Teaching Spatial Skills to Girls

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This overview describes some of the gender differences in test performance; ways in which spatial skills are used in school, careers, and normal life; and approaches to teaching spatial skills.

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3-D Spatial Skills for Secondary Students (Part 2)

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Dr. Sheryl Sorby provides suggestions for teaching spatial skills. Related Files: 3-D Spatial Skils for Secondary Students (Part 1) (Video)

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Expert Interview

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3-D Spatial Skills for Secondary Students (Part 1)

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Dr. Sorby defines spatial skills and describes how they are used in everyday living, K-12 education, and professional careers. Related Media and Files: 3-D Spatial Skills for Secondary...

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Expert Interview

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Hands-On Activities for 3-D Spatial Skills (Part 2)

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Watch this demonstration of 3-D drawing skills. The purpose of this demonstration is to visualize and draw a rotated three-dimensional object Related Media and Files: Hands-On Activities...

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School Example

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Hands-On Activities for 3-D Spatial Skills (Part 1)

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Watch this demonstration of 3-D drawing skills. Students learn how to use isometric grid paper. See related sample material, Isometric Grid Paper for Drawing 3-D Figures. Related Media and...

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Spatial Skills in High School Science and Math

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A high school math teacher describes how she integrates spatial skills training into geometry class. She explains how this training improved her students’ skills and beliefs about their...

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School Example

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Isometric Dot Paper for Drawing 3-D Figures

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This sample material includes a blank isometric dot paper to use in the classroom for 3-D figure drawings, and sample student work from one high school in Michigan. Related Media and...

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Sample Material

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Isometric Grid Paper for Drawing 3-D Figures

Girls in Math & Science > Teaching Spatial Skills > See How It Works

This sample material includes a blank isometric grid to use in the classroom for 3-D figure drawings. This is an alternative drawing tool to the isometric dot paper. Related Media and...

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Sample Material

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Teacher Self-Reflection: Spatial Skills Training

Girls in Math & Science > Teaching Spatial Skills > Overview & Tools

Use this assessment tool to guide teachers' self-reflection on instructional strategies for teaching spatial skills.

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Tool

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Spatial Skills Training Lesson Planner

Girls in Math & Science > Teaching Spatial Skills > Overview & Tools

Use this planning tool to help teachers explore ideas for spatial skills training in the classroom.

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Tool

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Learning Together About Providing Spatial Skills Training

Girls in Math & Science > Teaching Spatial Skills > Overview & Tools

These activities can be used to convene a school in-service session for teachers to learn why and how to teach students spatial skills. Related Media: Teaching Spatial Skills to Girls...

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