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Solve It!: Parts of a Parallelogram

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Sherry L. Bair and JoAnn Cady

To elicit creative student thinking, this open-ended problem asks solvers to calculate the ratio of areas of a parallelogram.

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Solve It! Lemon Tea?

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Sherry L. Bair

To elicit creative student thinking, this open-ended problem asks solvers to calculate mixtures of lemon and tea.

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Sarah B. Bush, Karen S. Karp, Jennifer Nadler, and Katie Gibbons

By examining ratios in paintings and using a free educational app, students can size up artists' use of proportional reasoning in their creations.

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Sherry L. Bair and JoAnn Cady

Solutions to a November 2013 Solve It problem are discussed, and the procedures used with problem solving are explored.

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Terri L. Kurz and Rolando Robles

iSTEM (Integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) authors share ideas and activities that stimulate student interest in these integrated fields in K–grade 6 classrooms. This month, preservice teachers use Polydron® Revolution kits to design and create an amusement park ride that spins. The lesson integrates engineering design processes with mathematics to explore the concepts of proportional reasoning and least common multiple within the context of gears.

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Rui Kang, Sheri Johnson, Emily Lambert,, and Candi Davidson

solve real-world and mathematical problems. Task 1.2, Task 1.3 (see table 3 ); Day 2 Tasks CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.RP.A.1: Understand the concept of a ratio and use ratio language to describe a ratio relationship between two quantities

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Joe Champion and Ann Wheeler

A classic manipulative, used since the 1960s, continues to offer opportunities for intriguing problem solving involving proportions.

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Jenny Salls

Gain insight into students' understanding of the concept of fraction as operator as well as their reliance on rote procedures to convert fractions to decimals.

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Amy E. Hunter, Sarah B. Bush, and Karen Karp

Consider this research-based intervention approach to ratio using concrete, semiconcrete, and abstract representations to help students who struggle with this concept.

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Stephanie A. Casey and Jonathan D. Bostic

Implementing the practice of looking for and making use of structure differs when addressing statistics content standards compared with mathematics content standards. Read about suggestions for tuning out noise in data to teach SMP 7 in statistics.