In the set of fractal activities described in this article, students will accomplish much more than just creating a fun set of cards that simply resemble an art project.
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Janet Shiver, firstname.lastname@example.org, is an assistant professor of mathematics and director of the middle-level mathematics teaching program at Central Washington University (CWU) in Ellensburg. She has taught mathematics at the middle school, high school, or college level for more than 25 years.
Teri Willard, a professor of mathematics education at CWU–Ellensburg, teaches mainly mathematics content and methods courses for prospective math teachers. She has taught grades 7–12 mathematics in public schools.
Mandy McDaniel is a mathematics lecturer at Boise State University, where she has taught for the last 17 years. She also volunteers in her daughter's classrooms during math class.