Intuitively everyone agrees that using some form of visualization process in many mathematical contexts enables and enriches the process of mathematizing – the process of doing mathematics. We all visualize no matter how abstract the mathematical concept – it is a form of thinking. Yet it is a process that is often taken for granted and not explicitly emphasized in a typical classroom setting. The question whether learners see the same image as the teacher imagines or uses is not often asked.
This project is inspired by the following fundamental question:
For a specific mathematical idea or object, is what I imagine or visualize congruent to what you imagine or see?
This website is a culmination of a number of research and student projects that engaged in issues of making mathematical ideas more visual through the medium short silent video clips which mostly used a stop-go-motion animation technique.