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    My Geometry class's quilt...

    Now that I've finally figured out how to post pics again - I'm back - at least for now. Don't think I'm going to teach f/t this next year so thought I'd share the only quilting I got done last year when I got to take my "hobby" into the classroom. Had a couple guild friends who volunteered their mornings to come in and help the kids cut, and sew their blocks after I'd spent a few weeks going thru some lessons on symmetry and tessellations in quilting using Jinney Beyer's book, then had the kids design their own blocks. Ended up running into the following quarter, but then had them make small jeans quilts for a community project to go with doll cradles to be made by the woodshop for Xmas donations...Name:  DSCF0849.JPG
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    AWESOME!!!! What a great way to teach!!!
    Bonitagaye...proud new Gramma

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    I just read your post and had to re-read it to DH who's sitting across from me on HIS computer. Our comments were that this is an awesome way to teach kids not only a great craft and art, but a lesson in giving, and they all look very proud of their accomplishments. How nice! Great job to all of you!
    Being skinny isn't easy, so I gave up and opted for being sexy instead. (aunty acid)

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    What a great way to teach kids with real world application. I love it!
    Carrie, Queen of the Seam Rippers!

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    Great Job. BrendaK
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    Fantastic. You bring honor to the title Teacher. Love the quilt with the blocks they designed and sewed and also the cute jean quilts.

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    Way cool. Teach!
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    They all look so happy! Great way to teach.
    Linda

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    I have always thought that the great quilters of the past were women who were geniuses in geometry. The only mathematical outlet they had was designing quilts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bonitagaye View Post
    AWESOME!!!! What a great way to teach!!!
    Where were teachers like you when I was struggling thru HS geometry? I think this is not only a fabulous way to teach math, but also to get kids interested in needle arts. And the fact that these kids
    handiwork will go to charity really warms my heart. Good on you all the way around!
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