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Using Quilt Blocks to Construct Understanding

Susanne Westegaard 

February 2008, Volume 13, Issue 6, Page 361

Abstract:
Student experiences with quilt blocks to construct understanding of perimeter, area, probability and transformations. Also provides list of ideas for further explorations, sample quilt patterns, and student samples.

Keywords:
Article
Conceptual Development
Grades 6-8
Area
Teacher
Modeling
Fractions / Decimals / Percents / Rational Numbers
Problems
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Perimeter / Circumference
Ratios / Proportions