Investigations: 7,000 Pancakes!
Laurie St. Julien
May 2008, Volume 14, Issue 9, Page 500
This issue focuses on an activity about a pancake house with an aim on teaching about data analysis. Investigations are hands-on, open-ended activities that encourage problem solving, reasoning, communication, and mathematical connections. Investigations is a regular feature of Teaching Children Mathematics and highlights activities that develop conceptual understanding of mathematics topics.
Addition and Subtraction
Estimation / Approximation / Number Sense
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Multiplication and Division
Time / Money