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Anni Albers, Untitled (from Connections portfolio), 1983, screenprint on paper, 20.13 x 15.13 inches. Black Mountain College Collection, gift of the Josef & Anni Albers Foundation, 1997.01.03.65A.

More Than Math

Date:
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Time:
8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Teachers: You are cordially invited to attend a FREE More than Math professional development workshop at the Museum!

  • FEBRUARY 10 — Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.:  Grades 3 – 5
  • APRIL 21 — Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.: Grades 6 – 8

More Than Math integrates the visual arts into problem-based mathematics units developed for grades 3 through 8, drawn from the context of works of art in the Museum’s Collection. More than Math focuses on the importance of each student’s unique perspective in both mathematics and art and explores analogous concepts including perspective, parallelism, symmetry, measurement, and geometric form.

This FREE workshop provides: lesson plans and student activities, resource and classroom materials, and CEU credits. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

The workshop will be led by Randy Harter, retired Math Specialist for Buncombe County Schools, and members of the Museum’s Education Department.

Pre-registration is required. To register, please email Sharon McRorie, Education Programs Manager, or call 828.253.3227 x124 and provide the following information:

  • Teacher name, grade(s) taught, email*, phone, alternate contact phone
  • School name, mailing address

A confirmation letter will be emailed directly to you including the agenda, directions, and parking information.

We look forward to working with you this spring!

More Than Math

More Than Math is a program that integrates the visual arts into the 3rd through 8th grade mathematics curriculum using works of art from the Museum's Collection. More Than Math was developed in partnership with staff in the Museum's Education Department; Dr. Grayson Wheatley, professor emeritus of mathematics education, Florida State University; Randy Harter, math specialist, Buncombe County School District; and the School of Education at UNC Chapel Hill.

Classroom teachers of 3rd through 8th grade students are invited to take part in More Than Math workshops at the Museum. We provide teachers from each grade level with a lesson plan and access to website activities designed for their students. In the school year following their workshop, teachers and their students are provided with a complimentary field trip to the Museum for a guided tour and hands-on studio project.

For questions about More than Math, email Erin Shope, school & family programs manager, or call 828.253.3227 x121.


The Museum wishes to thank Duke Energy Foundation for its generous support of More Than Math.

Contact:
Asheville Art Museum
Phone:
828.253.3227
Venue:
Asheville Art Museum On the Slope
Address:
175 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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