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Topic: Summer '96 Institute: Middle School Working Group
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David Grant

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Middle School: Tessellations - Historical and Geographical Connections
Posted: Jul 17, 1996 7:51 PM
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Hi Suzanne -

I have been here all week silently following along (usually late at
night!). You were interested in testing the links to other sites in
your Historical and Geographical Connections in the Tessellations
lesson. . . I had trouble linking to the "Images of the Alhambra". The
first message that I got indicated that there might be a problem with
the address (www.nyu.edu). The second message indicated that the server
might be down, so I'm not sure what was going on.

I enjoyed demonstrating your tessellation technique with HyperStudio at
the Indiana Summer Institute of Technology last week. I am doing another
workshop next week for high school teachers which focuses on assessment.
One of the topics we are discussing is tessellations, so I plan to take
my computer with me to demonstrate your method again. I can't wait to
try it out with my students next year.

I am a quilter, so when I talk about tessellations in class, I bring in
quilts and pictures of quilts to show examples of tessellating squares,
triangles and hexagons. There is even a quilting book entitled
"Tessellations" (by Jackie Robinson) which illustrates some
"Escher-type" tessellations.





Date Subject Author
7/15/96
Read Summer '96 Institute: Middle School Working Group
Sandy Sherman
7/15/96
Read Middle School Activities - Things we're doing (Second Try!)
Suzanne Alejandre
7/15/96
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Eric Sasson
7/15/96
Read Middle School
Donald W. Smith
7/15/96
Read Middle School Activities - Things we're doing:
Eric Sasson
7/15/96
Read Spanish Lo Shu
Sarah Seastone
7/15/96
Read Re: Middle School: Geometry/Math Concepts Using Art/Draw Programs
Anne Wheelock
7/15/96
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Cynthia Lanius
7/15/96
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Denise Miller
7/15/96
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7/15/96
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Allen Adler
7/15/96
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7/16/96
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Jean Abel
7/17/96
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7/17/96
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David Grant
7/18/96
Read Middle School
Donald W. Smith
7/18/96
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Suzanne Alejandre
7/18/96
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Suzanne Alejandre
7/18/96
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Eric Sasson
7/18/96
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Sarah Seastone
7/19/96
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