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Mathematical Roots/Math Roots
Mathematical Roots: The Mystery of the Disappearing Calculators

Cheng-Yao Lin, Joshua Lemons, Morgan Moser, Melissa Smith 

November 2008, Volume 14, Issue 4, Page 245

Abstract:

An activity about Cryptology focused on teaching about calculator use.  

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 the Middle School and highlights activities that develop conceptual understanding of mathematics topics. Activity sheets included.

Keywords:
Article
Calculators
Grades 6-8
Math Coordinator / Coach
Teacher
Problem Solving / Problem Posing