Lessons and Activities for Building Powerful Numeracy

 

Pamela Weber Harris’s work focuses on helping students learn math with as little memorization as possible. She uses problem strings to help students develop deep understanding. This sample from Lessons and Activities for Building Powerful Numeracy focuses on proportional reasoning and provides content you can use with your students right away, including:

  • strategies to support understanding
  • questions you can use to stimulate discussion
  • three sets of problems (along with sample dialogues)