Integrating fractions and mathematical communication, students create math-based murals using simple art materials and techniques. Nationally credentialed teaching artist Molly Johnson introduces the work of professional artists who use math as their inspiration. Students do the same and practice conceptual, representational, and abstract understandings of fractions. This residency engages students’ creativity and mathematical thinking through hands-on artmaking.
Kid Friendly Standards
Number & Operation Fractions
Measurment & Data
Molly is a proud part of the Young Audiences New Jersey/Eastern Pennsylvania family, where her art residencies blend discovery in hands on making with reading, social studies, math, social and emotional learning, and community-mindedness. She continuously strives to keep her professional artistry ever-fresh by engaging her visual art skills within public art projects and a regular gallery presence.
Molly aims to teach students unique, innovative, and creative ways of understanding the world around them.
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