Monthly Archives: June 2011

Probablility and Statistics Assignment

As this school year comes to a close, my students have been having some interesting inquiry based investigations in the area of Statistics and Probability.  One of my favorite tasks is to have students work with Smarties or Skittles on … Continue reading

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Number Devil Creations

The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure by Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Rotraut Susanne Berner (Illustrator), Michael Henry Heim (Translator) As a follow up to the class novel study on  The Number Devil: A Mathematical Adventure each student created a book demonstrating the … Continue reading

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Frayer Model and Personal Choice Assessment for Division

Recently our class has been studying division.  Once again I have been amazed at how many different personal strategies these students already have. Their repertoire of division methods is quite extensive.  Methods range from arrays and models to symbols.  Some noted methods … Continue reading

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