Friday, January 17, 2014

Math problems of the week: 4th grade Investigations vs. 1920s math

Multiplying by 10s: I. In 4th Grade Investigations Student Activity Book, "Multiplication Towers and Decimal Stories" unit, p. 42 [click to enlarge]:

II. In Hamilton's Essentials of Arithmetic, First Book, Chapter IV (first half of 4th grade), p. 144 [click to enlarge]:

III. Extra Credit

Which problem set involves more discovery-based learning and real-world applications?

1 comment:

Auntie Ann said...

But, but, but...doing *more* is just drill and kill!! That's eeeeevil!