Videos

Math in a Cultural Context has created many instructional videos to aide in the teaching of culturally-based mathematics in the classroom. These videos can be accessed on our YouTube channel. Below are just some of the videos you can find on the MCC Youtube Channel.

The videos are intended for educational purposes only. All rights reserved.

Making a Square

Dora demonstrates making a perfect square through folding.

Making a Square: Math Concepts Part 1

Dora goes over some of the math concepts present in making the square.

Making a Square: Math Concepts Part 2

Dora goes over some of the math concepts present in making the square.

Making the Third: Part 1

Dora shows us the process involved in folding a strip into thirds.

Making the Third: Part 2

Dora shows us the process and math involved in folding a strip into thirds.

Making a Circle from a Square

Dora makes a circle from a square using the Four Winds.

Comparing Lengths Algebraically

The mathematics present in comparing two lengths is explored in this video.

Scaling

Dora shows how to scale a small square to a larger one.

Scaling: Math Concepts Part 1

Dora goes over some of the mathematics used in scaling.

Scaling: Math Concepts Part 2

Dora and Jerry go over more of the mathematics used in scaling.

Circle to Square

Dora transforms a circle into a square.

Clock Partitioning

Dora partitions a circle into a clock.

Creating a Protractor: Part 1

Dora creates a basic protractor using a circle and folding.

Creating a Protractor: Part 2

Dora expands on her original protractor using folding.

Creating a Compass

A compass is created using folding.

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