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

Book Review · Uncategorized

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

geometry and paper · Math with Art Supplies

Revisiting the Gryobifastigium

A couple of years ago I wrote about a shape with the wild name gyrobigastigium. I made and sent off a a collection of them to a group show. After they were returned they were boxed up and and tucked away. Recently I was feeling a bit of sadness that all the thoughts and ponderings… Continue reading Revisiting the Gryobifastigium