Two problems involving grouping invite students to devise their own model and strategies.
little problems with big solutions
Sherri L. Baer and Edward S. Mooney
A cartoon involving astronomy and astronomical units is coupled with a full-page activity sheet.
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.7.NS.A.3, p. 49). As Shaughnessy (2007) noted, students often perform poorly when interpreting complex information provided in tables. We hoped that through this task, our students would build their understanding of data interpretation, make the
Rachel Lambert and Despina A. Stylianou
One middle school teacher developed classroom routines to make challenging questions accessible to all learners in her class.
Stephen P. Smith and David Spangler
A cartoon involving percentages and 2% milk is coupled with a full-page activity sheet.
Patricia E. Swanson
Strategies that foster self-awareness, help regulate emotions, and encourage problem-solving perseverance can turn mathematical fight or flight into re-engagement.
A cartoon highlighting growth of a retirement fund is coupled with a full-page activity sheet.
Emily G. Kuper and Patrick M. Kimani
Students engage in a fractions task involving 2/3 men and 3/5 women, and teachers analyze their thinking.
Robert Q. Berry III and Mark W. Ellis
See how one seventh-grade teacher melds NCTM's Process Standards, CCSSM's Standards for Mathematical Practice, and multidimensional teaching to engage students.
Amy E. Hunter, Sarah B. Bush, and Karen Karp
Consider this research-based intervention approach to ratio using concrete, semiconcrete, and abstract representations to help students who struggle with this concept.