Discover a geometry lesson that is integrated with history and art to engage even the most math resistant of your students, and to enlighten everyone about M. C. Escher's work with tessellations. Grade 3-6
During our cross-cultural observations in Finland I welcomed the opportunity to visit math classrooms, interview several students and look through math textbooks. I noted small differences between three particular classes and ...
Today’s focus technique for visual art is actually a combination of two separate strategies: Tessellations and Digital Photography.
For those of you who are not familiar, tessellations are mosaics using small squares to make repetitive patterns. This is a wonderful way for us to connect the arts with Common Core math in a very purposeful and authentic way. In terms of digital photography, much of the focus is placed composition and using the rule of thirds.
By combining Tessellations with Digital Photography, we have a rich and relevant technique that many students can engage with on multiple levels of understanding.
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Mathematicians, whether they’re engineers or architects or otherwise, know the importance of technology so teachers need to utilize it when helping students understand the value of every lesson. At mathbydesign.thinkport.org you can find interactive games where students can design a park in the center of town .
Just a quick idea here… To make a lesson on calculating the volume of a sphere contextually meaningful how about using a balloon to calculate the capacity of your lungs? Get a pupil to take a deep breath and then fully ...
Math Made Visual: Teaching Numbers with Pictures Huffington Post When I was young, I struggled with math. It was always taught in a language-heavy way, and I'm dyslexic, so that didn't work out too well for me.
National Math and Science Initiative is providing teachers unlimited access to the PARCC open-source learning management system DALLAS – The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI), a non-profit organization launched in 2007 to transform math...
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