Learn to integrate elementary math and art on Election Day

Weaving projects are a hands-on way to introduce or reinforce math concepts like measurement and pattern. This weaving project uses a cardboard box and free trim items from the MFTA warehouse (Image: Barbara Korein)

This Election Day join Materials for the Arts to learn art projects that link the elementary math Common Core standards and art. Teaching artists Joy Suarez and John Kaiser will show teachers and school staff free or low-cost art projects including Weavings, Board Games, Math Materials (counting sticks, manipulatives) and Mosaics, which can be used to reach different types of learners in math. Participants will have plenty of studio time to develop projects suited for their specific instructional settings and everyone will leave with prototypes for use in the classroom.

These spinners can be made with any cardboard packaging for the base and spinner--check out the MetroCard on the left

Teaching the Math Common Core with Art (K-5th Grade),” a workshop for the city-wide staff development day on Election Day will meet Tuesday, November 8, 2011 from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm at Materials for the Arts. Click here to sign up.

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One Response to Learn to integrate elementary math and art on Election Day

  1. Evan Rosenthal says:

    I need to register for this workshop but i cannot do it on my computer at work.
    I work at P256q @ Mercy First.

    Please advise

    thank you

    evan 🙂

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