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Smith, Jeffrey – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2014
In this article, fourth grade Upper Allen Elementary School (Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania) teacher Jeffrey Smith describes his exploration of the Playing Basketball activity. Herein he describes how he found the problem to be an effective way to review concepts associated with the measurement of elapsed time with his students. Additionally, it…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Team Sports, Measurement, Time
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Dause, Emily – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2014
Fourth graders in Miss Dause's and Mrs. Hicks's mathematics classes at South Mountain Elementary School in Dillsburg, Pennsylvania, worked with the data from the Inauagural Address problem that was previously published published in the February 2013 issue of "Teaching Children Mathematics". This activity allowed students to showcase…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Teaching Methods, Grade 4
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Saari, Donald G. – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2012
In this article, the author shares how his fourth-grade students' creative thinking concerning a long-standing research problem stimulated changes in his instructional strategies. He begins by providing an example which illustrates that the standard tool of democracy, the plurality vote, suffers serious deficiencies: "The winner can be the…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Grade 4, Voting, Mathematical Models
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Parker, Renee; Breyfogle, M. Lynn – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2011
Beginning in third grade, Pennsylvania students are required to take the Pennsylvania State Standardized Assessment (PSSA), which presents multiple-choice mathematics questions and open-ended mathematics problems. Consistent with the Communication Standard of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, while solving the open-ended problems,…
Descriptors: Grade 3, Elementary School Students, Mathematics Teachers, Action Research