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strings and smiles! | August 12, 2010

James R. Murphy. Photographer / Educator. New York.

I found these photos on a website that is curated by a teacher named James R. Murphy. He used string figures as a way to teach students math. Robin Moore was a student in his class in the 1980s and she took this set of photos.
There are about 60 really great photos here.
I chose smiling subjects but there are also stern faces, serious mugs. All with strings!


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  1. […] on his site, and the story got picked up, as they say. Like chicken little, it ran, and ran, and ran, and then it ran some […]

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