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Claudia R. Burgess

This geometry lesson uses the work of abstract artist Wassily Kandinsky as a springboard and is intended to promote the conceptual understanding of mathematics through problem solving, group cooperation, mathematical negotiations, and dialogue.

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Jordan T. Hede and Jonathan D. Bostic

See how sixth-grade students design and create quilt squares for this geometry project.

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Amy Noelle Parks and Diana Chang Blom

Capitalize on opportunities for mathematical concepts to emerge in common preschool contexts, such as doll corners and block centers.

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Elaine Cerrato Fisher, George Roy, and Charles (Andy) Reeves

Be inspired by a formerly timid third grader who now confidently conveys a new understanding of numbers, patterns, and their relationships as functions.

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Terri L. Kurz and Barbara Bartholomew

To support mathematical investigations, use this framework to guide students in constructing art-based and technology-based literature.

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Sarah B. Bush, Karen S. Karp, Victoria Miller Bennett, Liz Popelka, and Jennifer Nadler

An interdisciplinary activity connects mathematics and art from The Barnes Foundation museum in Philadelphia.

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Christopher E. Smith

Considering circles in taxicab geometry helps students with Euclidean concepts.

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Jeffrey J. Wanko, Michael Todd Edwards, and Steve Phelps

The Measure-Trace-Algebratize (MTA) approach allows students to uncover algebraic relationships within familiar geometric objects.

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Dionne I. Cross, Olufunke Adefope, Mi Yeon Lee, and Arnulfo Pérez

Kindergartners and first-grade students listen excitedly to a modified storybook to guide their geometry activities.

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Butterflies are beautiful insects for students to study. Unfortunately, some kinds of butterflies are on the endangered species list because their natural habitats are disappearing. Members of our school community are concerned about this dilemma, so we decided to plant a butterfly garden.