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Students as Performance Mathematicians

George Gadanidis, Janette Hughes, Marcelo Borba 

October 2008, Volume 14, Issue 3, Page 168

Abstract:
Students doing mathematics through the lens of (artistic) performance. Students are encouraged to discuss and reflect upon their mathematical experiences much like they would a favorite book or movie. Students are encouraged to explore complex mathematical relationships that offer the potential for them to experience significant mathematical surprise and insight.

Keywords:
Article
Grades 6-8
Math Coordinator / Coach
Geometric Patterns
Teacher
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Theory