Math in Motion: Origami in the Classroom, K-8
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|Workshops and a book which use an interdisciplinary and manipulative-based approach to teaching mathematics, supporting the NCTM Standards 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)|
|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, NCTM Standards|
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