Math and Indigenous Basket Weaving

Math and Indigenous Basket Weaving

Math and Indigenous Basket Weaving

Date posted: February 4, 2019

Students and alumni from Simon Fraser University’s mathematics department have created a new app that can teach math using basket weaving patterns of the Tla’amin Nation residing on the Sunshine Coast of B.C. Designed for students from grades 5-12, it has the two fold purpose of increasing awareness of traditional Coast Salish basket weaving practices and encouraging students to learn more about math.

To learn more about this project, read Indigenous basket-weaving makes an excellent digital math lesson.

You can find directions for accessing a demo here.

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