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Problem Solvers
problem solvers: solutions: Hockey-stick fundraiser

 

September 2012, Volume 19, Issue 2, Page 72

Abstract:
New Jersey sixth graders who were participating in a school fundraiser to help fight childhood cancer could hardly wait to explore this problem from the September 2011 issue, which invites students to work strategically with combinations of numbers. Afterward, their teacher reflected that so many available activities claim to be authentic learning activities but require little in-depth problem solving. This one does.

Keywords:
Pre-K-2
Article
Grades 3-5
Problem Solving / Problem Posing