Art and Math · Arts in Education

Paper, Books and Math Workshop

There’s this overlap of paperfolding, bookmaking and math that’s been in my sights for sometime now. Next month The Center For Book Arts has me on the schedule to share my interest with educators. It’s a natural fit: Fold a piece of paper in half a couple of times and you’ve got a book. There… Continue reading Paper, Books and Math Workshop

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Engaging Students in Whole Body Learning

I’ve been reading a book by Malke Rosenfeld about teaching children math concepts by engaging whole body movements. I devoured every word of this Math on the Move, took copious notes, and am reading it again, even though I don’t anticipate that I will ever exactly do this thing that Malke writes about. What I… Continue reading Engaging Students in Whole Body Learning

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Chinese Thread Book To Go

This past winter I submitted a proposal to the National Museum of Mathematics to present a family workshop at their paper folding MOVES conference this summer. Much to my surprise (and non conveyable delight) they accepted my proposal for hands-on workshop in which people would make a Zhen Xian Bao -Chinese Thread Book- made of… Continue reading Chinese Thread Book To Go