Engaging Preservice Teachers and Elementary-Age Children in Transformational Geometry: Tessellating T-Shirts
Tod L. Shockey and Karen Snyder
September 2007, Volume 14, Issue 2, Page 82
Elementary-age children and preservice teachers learn about and use transformational geometry and creating tessellations. Tessellations and transformational geometry are taught two both groups in different ways. The elementary children create a T-shirt made from tessellations, whereas, the preservice teacher makes real world connections.
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