
06494863
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2015f.00949
Wolfe, Corinne
Dancing triangular squares  the process of creating a mathematical dance.
Math. Teach. (Derby) 242, 1113 (2014).
2014
Association of Teachers of Mathematics (ATM), Derby
EN
M83
F63
G23
I33
mathematical applications
interdisciplinary approach
ballet
choreography
geometric shapes
triangles
squares
triangular numbers
square numbers
lower secondary
angles
patterns
Summary: The author brings her experience of ballet to the mathematics classroom. She describes how her learners embrace the creativity of dance as mathematics forms the basis of the choreography and the students become the numbers.