The April problem scenario from last year requires students to read and interpret data from a table. All classroom teachers are invited to showcase students' in-depth thinking and work on problems previously published in Teaching Children Mathematics.

Contributor Notes

Walter Stark,, teaches middle school mathematics at St. Pancras School in Glendale, New York. He is interested in the strategies students use to solve problems and how they justify their solutions.

Edited by Jane Wilburne,, who teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in math and mathematics education at Penn State Harrisburg in Middletown, Pennsylvania. Each month, this section of the Problem Solvers department discusses the classroom results of using problems presented in previous issues of Teaching Children Mathematics. Find submission guidelines for all departments at

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