A Division Solution: Amazing or Perplexing?

A Division Solution: Amazing or Perplexing?

At a recent professional development session on multiplication and division, my colleague and I asked participants to examine some student solutions to the problem: 1564 Ă· 36. Before looking at the student work below, think about how you would solve the problem. The...
Puzzling Through Making Fraction Sets

Puzzling Through Making Fraction Sets

Last year I volunteered in a third grade class. The school mainly uses Investigations 3. During a visit last spring, the class was working on the second session of the fractions unit. I was excited to find out about the students’ beginning understandings of fractions....