## Gaining a Profound Understanding of the Value of Pi

### STRATEGY

On the fourteenth day of the third month of each year, teachers and students all over the country celebrate what has become known as Pi...

## Growing Up Good at Math

“When did you get so good at math?” I asked my 12-year-old son, Tucker, and he couldn’t contain his smile.

## How to Promote a Deeper Understanding of Place Value

### COHERENCE

When I was a second grader, I thought place value was fairly dull.

## Comparison of Fractions — Beyond Common Denominators

### STRATEGIES

Given two fractions, how do we compare them? As a young student, the way I learned to compare fractions was to use the strategy of finding...

## Examining Student Work for Measurement Division

STRATEGY

Traditionally speaking, most schools in the United States teach division of fractions procedurally. Students learn the method, but never...

STRATEGY

## The Statistical Project: Student-directed Discovery

Young children are passionate and excited as they discover and explore their world. Look at the child pictured below. A snack became an exciting math...

## Teaching Addition With Integers Through the Integer Game

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## How far is the moon?

Imagine staring up at the moon on a spring evening and wondering, “how far away is the moon?” What would you do to figure out how far away it is?...

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