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Teacher to Teacher
Teacher to Teacher: Literature in the Mathematics Classroom: Introducing The Inch Boy to Middle School Students

Susan Foss 

May 2008, Volume 13, Issue 9, Page 538

Abstract:
Article describes how The Inch Boy, a children's literature book, is used to enhance students' conceptual understanding of outliers, incorporate writing in mathematics, and allow students to think critically. Student responses are included.

Keywords:
Article
Grades 6-8
Connections / Applications
Mean / Median / Mode
Teacher
Lesson Plans