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Currier, Sarah Cox – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2015
In this article, Sarah Currier, a math specialist at Elizabeth Hall International School in Minnesota, describes how she used origami in a deliberate manner to teach content. She shares how she uses paper folding to teach mathematical concepts, reinforce vocabulary, and as a problem-solving model. She also offers ideas for using origami in other…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Manipulative Materials, Teaching Methods, Mathematical Concepts
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Sedzielarz, Maija; Robinson, Christopher – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2007
The MathPacks program at the Science Museum of Minnesota provides students with in-depth understanding of real-world applications of mathematics and science. Students measure museum specimens and investigate ratios, patterns, and mapping while simulating the work of scientists.
Descriptors: Museums, Field Trips, Relevance (Education), Science Education