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ERIC Number: EJ1063908
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Apr
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1073-5836
Unfolding a Problem
Currier, Sarah Cox
Teaching Children Mathematics, v21 n8 p476-482 Apr 2015
In this article, Sarah Currier, a math specialist at Elizabeth Hall International School in Minnesota, describes how she used origami in a deliberate manner to teach content. She shares how she uses paper folding to teach mathematical concepts, reinforce vocabulary, and as a problem-solving model. She also offers ideas for using origami in other classrooms.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1502. Tel: 800-235-7566; Tel: 703-620-3702; Fax: 703-476-2970; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 5; Intermediate Grades; Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Minnesota