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Teacher to Teacher
Teacher to Teacher: The Million-Dollar Activity

Penina Kamina; Patricia Tinto 

April 2004, Volume 9, Issue 8, Page 428

Abstract:
The Million-Dollar Activity provides opportunities for students to use a variety of concepts related to measurement, make their own decision about what to measure, devise an appropriate strategy, and reach a solution. Teacher to Teacher is a department written by teachers for other teachers. This department features implications for improving instruction aimed at ideas teachers can use in their own classrooms, schools, and communities. Teacher to Teacher is a regular department of Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School.

Keywords:
Article
Conceptual Development
Grades 6-8
Communication
Area
Open-ended assessments
Teacher
Length
Modeling
Problems
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Reasoning and Proof
Representation
Time / Money