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# Math Talk: Mathematical Ideas in Poems for Two Voices

Who would have ever thought there was a direct way to connect mathematical concepts to poetry?

Creative juices were certainly at work when this book of mathematical dialogues was created by Theoni Pappas. It presents a

new way to enjoy and learn mathematical ideas via poetic dialogues read by two people. A new twist to mathematical themes.

—24 delightful and informative poeti ...more

Creative juices were certainly at work when this book of mathematical dialogues was created by Theoni Pappas. It presents a

new way to enjoy and learn mathematical ideas via poetic dialogues read by two people. A new twist to mathematical themes.

—24 delightful and informative poeti ...more

Paperback, 72 pages

Published
January 25th 1993
by Wide World Publishing
(first published January 1st 1993)

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The poems in this book are free verse poetry because they are unrhymed. The poems are ...more

Jan 15, 2010
Claire
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it was amazing

Recommends it for:
anyone who can get someone to stand next to them and read these out loud

This book is a performance piece. Poems in two voices. Love it. When we hit it right the performances gives us chills. I highly recommend getting a couple of copies and giving these poems a try. Wonderful language, wonderful math!

Jul 27, 2011
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What a great way to through literature and reader's theater into the math classroom. This is an essential book for teachers. It will at a twist to your lessons that students won't see coming.

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Theoni Pappas is committed to giving mathematics greater exposure and making it more approachable. Pappas encourages mathematics teachers to share and develop new teaching ideas, methods, and approaches. Her gift to the Mathematics Education Trust (MET) helps teachers in grades 9—12 develop mathematics enrichment materials and lessons complementing a teaching unit implemented in the classroom.

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