Lesson 4 Furniture design

Lesson plan

Piagetian Level Learners Thinking and abstract of the activity  
3A
Early
Formal
Reflection in terms of all factors: for cupboards or tables 'representative' may be taken as the median, whereas for doors the top of the range may be better.
Description in terms of range, median and average
2B*
Concrete
Generalisation
3-D representation 'if there are 4 measurements maybe the median is halfway between the two middle ones' 'For doors it should be no-one needs to duck'


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'If there are 5 and you take the middle one then no-one is too far off'
2B
Mature
concrete
'height 3 feet
width 2 feet
depth 1 foot'
Mid
concrete
Episode 1
Describing the problem

Episode 2
Finding the middle
Episode 3
Extension

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