Tag: drama

189: A Disappearing Number

Summary: A Disappearing Number is a play about the mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan (an impoverished clerk in India) and his relationship with a Cambridge mathematician Godfrey Harold. Author: 365 PLAYS Publication Year: 2011 Electronic Access: https://365plays.wordpress.com/2011/12/11/189-a-disappearing-number/ Type of document: Drama

Curtain up

Summary: An annotated list of science and math related plays reviewed. Author: The internet magazine of reviews Electronic Access: http://www.curtainup.com/scienceplays.html Type of document: Educational asset

Performance / Mathematics: a Dramatisation of Mathematical Methods

Summary: This essay conceptualises the notion of performance mathematics in terms of a paradoxical relationship with the constructed notion of truth, which is shared by theatrical and mathematical performance. Author: Salazar Sutil Publication Year: 2014 Electronic Access: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/102194/1/Dramatisation.pdf Type of document: Article

A Study on the Relationship between Theater Arts and Student Literacy and Mathematics Achievement

Summary: A Study on the Relationship between Theater Arts and Student Literacy and Mathematics Achievement Author: Inoa, R., Weltsek, G. and Tabone, Carmine Publication Year: 2014 Electronic Access: https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1050665.pdf Type of document: Article

Teaching mathematics in the classroom through theatre

Summary: Teaching maths through theatrical approaches. Author: Broadway educators Electronic Access: http://broadwayeducators.com/teaching-mathematics-in-the-classroom-through-theatre/ Type of document: Educational asset

Mathematics and theatre

Summary: A digital resource with many examples of the use of drama to teach maths. Author: Plus magazine, University of Cambridge Electronic Access: https://plus.maths.org/content/tags/mathematics-and-theatre Type of document: Educational asset

Embodying Mathematics Project

Summary: Over the course of the project, the team created an Embodying Mathematics curriculum for Year 3 (Primary School), including 18 lessons dealing with 5 topics: Working with Number, Multiples and Factors, Angles and Lines, Fractions, and Polygons and Symmetries. All that material could be found online. Author: A collaboration between Sheffield Hallam University and…
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Complicite; Ensemble Mathematics

Summary: Ensemble Maths is a curriculum and professional development project, which explores the impacts of using drama in the teaching of primary mathematics. ‘Ensemble’ is an idea from the theatre world that underpins the project’s approach to creating learning communities through embodied activities. Author: Ensemble Maths is led by Complicité theatre company and supported by…
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