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Math in Motion: Origami in the Classroom, K-8

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Author:Barbara Pearl
Description: Workshops and a book which use an interdisciplinary and manipulative-based approach to teaching mathematics, supporting the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM) and unfolding a positive attitude toward math and learning. Barbara Pearl developed "Math in Motion" while working as a classroom teacher; her workshops explore the applications of origami to Shape and Size Recognition, Spatial Sense, Patterns, Geometry, Listening and Following Directions, Connections, Interpreting Diagrams, Sequencing, Problem Solving, and Critical Thinking. Resource kit also available in Spanish.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8)
Languages: English, Spanish
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities, Educational Vendors, Books
Math Topics: Patterns/Relationships, Problem-Solving, Higher-Dimensional Geometry, Polyhedra, Euclidean Plane Geometry, Art
Math Ed Topics: Manipulatives, Teaching Styles/Practices, Writing/Communication in Math, Workshops/Inservice/Training, Common Core

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