Date: Jan 22, 2013 7:34 PM
Author: Richard Strausz
Subject: Re: To K-12 teachers here: Another enjoyable post from Dan Meyer

> 
> On Jan 22, 2013, at 12:08 PM, Richard Strausz
> <Richard.Strausz@farmington.k12.mi.us> wrote:
>

> > Some of the 18 had many correct and decided on a
> good strategy, but made a subtraction error early on
> and therefore didn't get 100%. And, they didn't check
> their work...
>
> I can believe that, depending on what "some" means.
>
> Can you just ask the teacher if he/she gave hints in
> the beginning, and if not, how many students had the
> strategy figured out in the end?
>
> Bob Hansen
>

I'll ask her, Bob. Do you have any suggested activities and/or assessments you recommend for pre-algebra or algebra classes?

Richard