Grade: 2 - 8 Subject: History
Make and exchange cartouches with names spelled out phonetically. Students will become aware of an ancient writing system, use a phonetic reference resource to spell their names using hieroglyphics characters, and practice translating their names from English to hieroglyphics and back again.
Grade: 3 - 7 Subject: History
Design cultural icons and present with historical context. Students will learn about history and design as they research historical cultures, choose a representative aspect, and use 3D design to recreate it and present to the class.
Grade: 2 - 6 Subject: Art
Convert 2D drawings made on paper into 3D printed shapes. Students will explore the connection between art and technology as they complete designs that can be combined with others into unique and changeable sculptures.
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Ereiser AKA Elana Reiser didn't always want to be a teacher, but once she made the decision, she really leaned into it. She has a BA and MA in mathematics from Binghampton University and an Ed.D. in Mathematics from Teachers College, Columbia University. She's taught math at St. Joseph's College since 2003 and is the author of Teaching Mathematics Using Popular Culture.
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