A Worthwhile Mathematical Task for Students and Their Teachers
Michelle Chamberlin, Judith Zawojewski
September 2006, Volume 12, Issue 2, Page 82
A professional development experience in which teachers learned valuable ideas about teaching while implementing a worthwhile mathematical task for their students and for themselves. The article poses a rich problem with multiple solutions. Includes the problem and examples of student work.
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Professional Development / Teacher Education
Ratios / Proportions