Moving Beyond Geometric Shapes: Other connections between Mathematics and the Arts for Elementary-grade Teachers

Virginia Usnick and Marilyn Sue Ford
Bridges London: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (2006)
Pages 617–624


When classroom teachers are asked to identify connections between mathematics and art, they typically refer to geometric concepts. In an attempt to broaden their understanding of potential connections, this paper presents activities that involve common vocabulary, probability, and imagery.