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College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

MATH 611: Geometry and Measurement for K-8 Teachers

Important: For the most up-to-date information, refer to the official George Mason Course Catalog

General Information

Credits: 3


The course explores the foundations of informal measurement and geometry 'in one, two, and three dimensions. The van Hiele model for geometric learning is used as a framework for how children build their understanding of length, area, volume, angles, and geometric relationships. Visualization, spatial reasoning, and geometric modeling are stressed. As appropriate, transformational geometry, congruence, similarity, and geometric constructions will be discussed. Offered by Mathematics. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Junior Plus, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

Current Sections

This course is not offered this semester.

Upcoming Sections

  • Summer 2023, Section: 6M2*, CRN 43641, Format: Online, Instructor: Deborah Crawford
  • Summer 2023, Section: 6M3*, CRN 43665, Format: Online, Instructor: Deborah Crawford
  • Summer 2023, Section: 6M5*, CRN 43725, Format: Online, Instructor: Deborah Crawford

*These sections are available to non-degree seeking students as well. To take courses without applying to a degree program, you'll need to submit an application as a non-degree seeking student. If you're interested in applying a course to a degree in the future, set up a call with an admissions counselor. All courses available in Summer 2020 will be offered online.

Prior Sections (partial list)