>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.
Thank you for alerting me to that! I will watch it and see if it improves at all.
>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.
Great! I will be interested to hear about your experiences with them.
>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.
Do you have a write-up or an idea of a lesson to do which involves quilting that maybe we could put together to have on the Web?