Exploring What is Possible in a Classroom with Mathematics and Children
1. Peter A. Rubba, Head of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Penn State University, 1994–2000.
1. I received more students in grade two, so not all twenty-eight were in grade one with me.
2. Olympus Mons is the largest volcano in the solar system. When the students saw this volcano on the map of Mars, they insisted that we include it in our section of terrain. It is three times the size of Mount Everest.
3. Elaphe is Latin for ‘cornsnake,’ so the children chose that name for him. The children did all the work to bring about adopting and caring for Elaphe. My teaching colleague and friend, Cheryl, was critical in leading the rich curriculum that Elaphe’s presence provided for all of us.
4. SMARTBoard is an interactive whiteboard and is a product of SMART Technologies.
5. Mad Minutes are timed computation exercises wherein children are given 60 seconds to do as many computations as possible.
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