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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Origami Pockets and a Paper Pickup Truck

Originally posted on The Daily Nurture:
Now that our foster son Noah has moved out, Luke has been complaining a lot about being bored. I’ve been on the lookout for activities we can do together that hit the sweet spot of being educational enough to feel satisfying for me while not being “too hard” or…