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Re: Learning and Mathematics: Papert, mathetics
Posted:
Nov 10, 1995 4:18 PM


My students use their second quarter to investigate topics of interest and select one to feature during their second semester. Some examples are:
1. An investigation of the art and design of Maurits Escher. 2. A study of the architecture of a country of origin. 3. Structure in the construction of a musical instrument. 4. The design of a public garden. 5. Building a wishing well. 6. The design of a transportation HUB.
Each of these have been done in past years by my students.
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On Fri, 10 Nov 1995, Jim LaCasse wrote:
> Steve, what would be an example of such a long term project for an > average discovery geometry class? > Jim



