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ERIC Number: EJ541743
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1073-5836
Mathematical Meaning in Context.
Senger, Elizabeth S.; And Others
Teaching Children Mathematics, v3 n7 p362-66 Mar 1997
Describes a classroom project integrating children's literature, Japanese culture, and geometry that grew out of the local killing of a Japanese exchange student. Fourth-graders read "Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes" around which the interdisciplinary unit was developed. Topics covered included Japanese culture, American social issues, research skills, and learning mathematical concepts through folding 100 paper Origami cranes. (PVD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Japan