2/5/2014

One Canadian grade school is using a hands-on approach to teaching mathematics. In one project, students use plastic "linking cubes" to figure out how many animals would fit in the square area of a zoo. "They communicate their thinking on paper and break apart that problem. What information is given, is anything needed and then what is wanted –- which is what is the question asking you? It helps them articulate their thinking," teacher Katherine Sterne said.

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