Hands Together! An Analog Clock Problem

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Fourth graders engage in mathematical reasoning and problem solving that leads to insights about the relationship between hour and minute units.

Contributor Notes

Darrell Earnest, dearnest@educ.umass.edu, is an assistant professor of education at the University of Massachusetts–Amherst. He is interested in the development of mathematical reasoning in elementary and middle grades and in particular how students come to under stand time and duration.

Susan Radtke, radtkes@arps.org, teaches fourth grade at Crocker Farm Elementary School in Amherst, Massachusetts. She is interested in a rich and engaging math curriculum for elementary school students.

Siri Scott, scotts@shutesburyschool.org, teaches fourth grade at Shutesbury Elementary School in Massachusetts. She is interested in building math communities where mistakes are valued and curiosity is abundant.

(Corresponding author is Earnest dearnest@educ.umass.edu)(Corresponding author is Radtke radtkes@arps.org)(Corresponding author is Scott scotts@shutesburyschool.org)
Teaching Children Mathematics

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