In our attempts to make a concept easier, we may hinder student learning.
Stefanie D. Livers, Kristin E. Harbour and Lindsey Fowler
Clayton M. Edwards, Rebecca R. Robichaux-Davis and Brian E. Townsend
Three inquiry-based tasks highlight the planning, classroom discourse, positive results, and growth in one class's journey.
Students use a super-hero theme to compare the imperial system to the metric system.
Edited by Anna F. DeJarnette
A monthly set of problems targets a variety of ability levels.
P. Reneé Hill-Cunningham
Hundreds of species of animals around the world are losing their habitats and food supplies, are facing extinction, or have been hunted or otherwise negatively influenced by humans. Students learn about some of these animals and explore multiple solution strategies as they solve this month's problems. Math by the Month features collections of short activities focused on a monthly theme. These articles aim for an inquiry or problem-solving orientation that includes four activities each for grade bands K–2, 3–4, and 5–6.
Explore the creation of a unique problem-based learning (PBL) experience.
Surface area and volume are explored with this cartoon, also containing an activity sheet.
Megan H. Wickstrom, Elizabeth Fulton and Dacia Lackey
Use those multicolored linking bricks to help students connect measurement with an understanding of number and operations as well as fractions.