Toothpicks, Towers, and Tiles, Oh My!
Compare and contrast various representations of patterns and relationships. We will describe, analyze, and generalize patterns represented graphically or numerically using words and symbolic rules and connect this to models made with toothpicks and square tiles.
Nivens, Ryan Andrew. 2013. Toothpicks, Towers, and Tiles, Oh My!. Workshop presentation. Regional Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Louisville, KY. http://www.nctm.org/uploadedFiles/Conferences_and_Professional_Development/Regional_Conferences_and_Expositions/2013%20Louisville%20Program%20Book.pdf