Polygon properties: What is possible?
Rebecca Robichaux, Paulette Rodrigue
Sorting shapes and solving riddles
develop and advance children’s geometric thinking and understanding while
promoting mathematical communication, cooperative learning, and numerous
Fractions and the funky cookie
Aimee Ellington, Joy Whitenack
A mathematics specialist has great success using a
pattern-block configuration to help a small group of fifth graders understand
that fractional parts of a whole unit must be equal in size. That’s just the
way the funky cookie crumbles.
Promoting equity through reasoning
Mary Mueller, Carolyn Maher
Learn how five
characteristics of tasks and learning environments during an informal
after-school program led these sixth graders to successful problem solving
using direct and indirect reasoning to justify their solutions, make their
justifications public, and respond to mathematical arguments.
Classified Index, Volume 16, August 2009 - May 2010- FREE PREVIEW!
Teaching Children Mathematics Classified Index Volume 16, August 2009–May 2010