So many adult learners have been taught that math is a set of rigid procedures to be memorized, applied to meaningless problems, and then forgotten, leaving memories of worksheets, panic, and self-doubt. Art and mathematics are both fundamental human activities, yet how many adult learners have had the opportunity to create something beautiful with math or use math to explore artifacts of their own making?
The theme of the 2021 ANN Teaching & Learning Institute was Experiencing Harmony and Beauty in Mathematical Patterns. Browse the padlet to learn more on incorporating math through music and art into your class (and your life).
Classroom-Ready Activities Include:
Clarissa Grandi hosts Artful Maths where she shares Math Art lessons with full instructions to explore geometry and draw curves of pursuit, impossible objects, mandalas, Celtic knotwork, and more!