Each month, this section of the Problem Solvers department showcases students' in-depth thinking and discusses the classroom results of using problems presented in previous issues of Teaching Children Mathematics. During this investigation, students have the opportunity to explore the structure of pictographs and bar graphs and to examine, compare, and analyze data.
Edited by Ed Enns, email@example.com, an elementary school learning services consultant with the Waterloo Region District School Board in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. In his work with elementary school mathematics teachers, Enns emphasizes conceptual understanding and is exploring effective strategies for teaching mathematics through problem solving. Each month, this section of the Problem Solvers department discusses classroom results of using problems present ed in previous issues of Teaching Children Mathematics. Find detailed submission guidelines for all departments at http://www.nctm.org/WriteForTCM.