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How Many Piano Tuners Are in Our City?

Glenn Kenyon 

December 2008, Volume 14, Issue 5, Page 280

Abstract:
The rationale for using Fermi questions with eighth graders studying algebra. It describes the students’ reaction to such questions as well as their thinking processes and solutions to questions posed to them by their teacher.

Keywords:
Article
Conceptual Development
Grades 6-8
Communication
Open-ended assessments
Estimation / Approximation / Number Sense
Teacher
Modeling
Problems
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Student Work
Reasoning and Proof
Representation