Great article on division with remainders

One of Chicago's Lesson Study Leaders, Joshua Lerner, wrote a terrific article in NCTM's journal Mathematics Teacher: Learning and Teaching in PK-12. It is titled, "Recommendations for Teaching Division with Remainders." From the introduction: Recently our team of...

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Grade 1 Science Research Lesson, May 7

Friday, May 7, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM EDT Grade 1: Does the moon give off its own light or does light shine on it? Organized by Sharon Dotger at Syracuse University Agenda Registration link There is a link in the agenda to the lesson plan. It looks VERY INTERESTING! The...

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Fractions as numbers vs. fractions as ratios

A grade 4 team was recently considering the following task for a lesson in which they hoped to have students make a connection between fractions and decimals: What would you say about this? I wrote them two emails about it. First email: What would be the purpose of...

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