Mathematical Roots/Math Roots
Mathematical Roots: Benjamin Banneker and the Method of Single Position
John F. Mahoney
March 2004, Volume 9, Issue 7, Page 368
An activity about Benjamin Banneker's "Single Position" focused on teaching linear relationships. Mathematical Roots are hands-on, open-ended activities that encourage problem solving, reasoning, communication, and mathematical connections. Mathematical Roots is a regular feature of Mathematics Teaching in Middle School and highlights activities that develop conceptual understanding of mathematics topics.
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Reasoning and Proof