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Author:Gadanidis, George; Borba, Marcelo; Hughes, Janette; et al.
Description: Watch video, live-acted dramatic storyboards, and animations of how people "perform" mathematics: Flatland, "Help Me, Fermi," Should Parallel Lines Never Meet," "The Pleasure of Making 10" (linear equations), "The Waiter" (the missing dollar problem), and more. Download PDFs of articles such as Humans with Media: a performance collective in the classroom?" and "Imagination and Digital Mathematical Performance." Funded through a grant the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English, Portuguese
Resource Types: Multimedia, Articles, Fun for Kids, Poetry
Math Topics: Equations, Patterns/Relationships, Problem-Solving, Euclidean Plane Geometry, Literature/Poetry
Math Ed Topics: Non-traditional

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