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Symbolic Stories

Last week, I mentioned Robert Rinehart's use of advanced mathematics symbolism to tell the story of Little Red Riding Hood.

But, the process can be approached on a simpler level. Consider the following two short stories:

The PI That Was
Y?
B4ICU81
I812

Day at the Races
11 was a greyhound
22 was 12
1111 race
22112

Why not have your students write a symbolic story and send it to me...I will try to include them on this web site.