Why Math Blogs?
This article is available to members of NCTM who subscribe to
Teaching Children Mathematics. Don't miss outjoin now or upgrade your membership. You may also purchase this article now for online access.
I didnt realize that this could have so many positive implications in a classroom. I have always been very traditional in my way of teaching. How would I go about doing this in classroom that is mainly traditional? How could I transistion my students for this style?
Putting a twist on a popular mathematical tool, this collection
of activities shows how putting a number 1 in the bottom-left cell and a 100 in
the top-right cell can better support student reasoning.