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Re: Art & Mathematics newsletter online

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carla schiller (
Wed, 26 Aug 1998 21:32:52 -0700 (PDT)

Nancy- Amazing! Besides teaching AP Art History, I also teach (among other
things) World History. The math teacher and I already do an Islamic tile
project that she devised years ago. I am about the e-mail her and suggest
we do a mandala project when my class is studying India. The newsletter
and its ideas and links will be a big help.

One suggestion - some information on the origin and use of mandalas would
be helpful. I only looked quickly (so far) at your newsletter, but I
didn't see that info. Did I miss it?

I always look forward to your posts!

Carla Schiller, Esq.
Teacher, Highly Gifted Magnet
North Hollywood High School, CA
webpage index:
"When you know a thing, to hold that you know it; and when you do not
know a thing, to allow that you do not know it--this is knowledge."
--Kongzi (Confucius)

On Wed, 26 Aug 1998, Nancy Walkup wrote:

> ArtsEdNetters:
> We would like your feedback on the online version of our most recent
> newsletter. The theme this time is Interdisciplinary Connections
> between Art & Mathematics and most of it is based on the work of
> an outstanding graphic designer and tessellation artist,
> JimMcNeill. He most generously allowed us to use his "Escher Bowl" online.
> Thanks for any comments you may have about the newsletter.
> First page of the newsletter:
> f
> "Escher Bowl" by Jim McNeill
> Nancy
> Nancy Walkup, Project Coordinator
> North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts
> PO Box 305100, University of North Texas
> Denton, TX 76203
> walkup
> 940/565-3986 FAX 940/565-4867