Sharing: Cat Games and Cookies Special Education Students Investigate Division
Students in a special needs classroom responded to a variety of multiplication and division learning activities and adapted the activities to meet their particular interests and needs. Division is represented as sharing and arrays through child-led activities. Several student examples are included.
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A class of fourth-grade students with learning disabilities used investigative activities to learn multiplications and division. The students adapted many of the activities to express their individual interest, to challenge their own thinking, and to represent and communicate their mathematical knowledge.