This geometry lesson uses the work of abstract artist Wassily Kandinsky as a springboard and is intended to promote the conceptual understanding of mathematics through problem solving, group cooperation, mathematical negotiations, and dialogue.

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Claudia R. Burgess,, teaches elementary mathematics methods courses and mathematics content courses at Salisbury University in Salisbury, Maryland. She is interested in peoples' perceptions of mathematics, integrating mathematics into other content areas, and engaging diverse learners in inquiry-based instruction.

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Teaching Children Mathematics


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