Journal Article

Math in Motion: Origami Math for Students Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Kaili Chen

in The Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

Volume 11, issue 2, pages 262-266
Published in print January 2006 | ISSN: 1081-4159
Published online December 2005 | e-ISSN: 1465-7325 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/deafed/enj019
Math in Motion: Origami Math for Students Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing

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This article aims to provide an overview of the use of origami in teaching mathematics to deaf and hard-of-hearing students. The author posits that in both the general and special education settings, origami can be very useful for students who are deaf and hard of hearing as many of them need to see and feel to learn and are likely to be concrete learners. Suggestions about how to conduct an origami math lesson for deaf and hard-of-hearing students are included in this article.

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Subjects: Education ; Linguistics ; Teaching of Specific Groups and Special Educational Needs

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