A Magic Square Activity
Let Your Students Learn and Enjoy Math
Through the Multiple Intelligences!
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AT ANY TIME YOU CAN SCROLL DOWN to the starting line of the first page of the sample multi-intelligence lesson on magic squares. This is taken from the book Math for Humans: Teaching Math Through 8 Intelligences (click the title to get more information on this book)
FIRST SOME BACKGROUND: The magic squares have been known since antiquity to have the uncanny ability to organize the first 9 or 16 (and beyond) counting numbers in such a beautiful coordination that many astounding math harmonies result. Youths are charmed by them to some extent from a numerical point of view but the addition of more approaches for more intelligences like the VISUAL/SPATIAL, the LINGUISTIC and the INTERPERSONAL, and even the MUSICAL, make them irresistibly fascinating and mysterious.
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- This is only a sample of the over 90 activities in the book Math for Humans: Teaching Math through 8 Intelligences by Mark Wahl.