Clip 5/11: Problem 1 - Part C
In this problem, we engage our students in a consideration of how others might have approached the Pizza Crusts problem, probing them to identify the misconceptions about perimeter and area.
We eventually lead the students to identifying three columns and three rows within the shape to signify the concept of area. That's what we wanted the students to understand. We were trying to get the kids to say it, rather than for us as teachers to just give them the reasoning behind the idea.
7th & 8th Grade Math - Comparing Linear Functions
In fall of 2008, Sally Keyes (math coach), Kamaljit Sangha (7/8 math teacher/department leader) and Cecilio Dimas (7/8...
7th Grade Math - Algebraic Equations, Inequalities, & Properties
This lesson was influenced by an activity presented by Ann Lawrence at the 2007 California Math Council Conference at...