Friday, June 3, 2011

Architect helps kids connect shapes, math

See this article about architecture and teaching math in the Desmoines Register!  Thanks to our fans for alerting us to this!

Above: Students at Oak Park Elementary School got to learn a little about geometry and architecture last week when architect Mel Shivvers, top, brought his program to them. Left: Third-grader Ariel Owens, 9, shows off the structure she made.Above at right: Teontae Dock, 8, displays how he will attach two wood parts. Right: Kyleigh Smith, 8, and Andrew Makey, 9, sit with their finished projects.



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