problem solvers: problem: Fall festival fun
Edited by Jane Wilburne
October 2012, Volume 19, Issue 3, Page 136
Wonderful opportunities to engage students in enjoying the beauty and products of the season, autumn celebrations are also ripe with themes for various mathematics problems and activities: pumpkins, hay rides, apples, scarecrows, and the changing colors of the leaves. To promote problem solving and critical thinking, the October problems are situated in the context of an elementary school’s fall festival.
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