Creative Writing Meets Mathematics

Year of Production 2015

Running Time: 3:15

My greatest dread as a teaching artist was always mathematics. How could I possibly bring creative writing into a 3rd grade math class? So when the opportunity arose to do that in collaboration with this excellent teacher, I said yes immediately. I came to realize that writing lifts student thinking from mere arithmetic to the higher levels of mathematical awareness. And the kids wrote page after page.

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