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Sount Off! Mario, Monkey Man, Fish, and Bam-Bam: Creative Terminology in Today’s Classrooms

Sherry L. Bair and Edward S. Mooney 

February 2013, Volume 106, Issue 6, Page 408

Abstract:
There seems to be a trend toward using creative terminology for mathematical properties and procedures as teachers attempt to engage their students. This short article explores potential issues and concerns related to the use of creative terminology and its effect on students’ ability to meet the CCSSI standards of mathematical practice.

Keywords:
Article
Communication
Grades 9-12