About BMS Calculator Challenges:
Learn about the whole Building Multiplicative Strategies package
Calculators are not just for finding answers; they can also be used to:
- find the correct answer before working on the challenge, thus encouraging safe exploration
- check that the key sequence created for the challenge actually does what the student thought it would
- relieve the burden on working memory so that students can do the hard thinking and let the calculator do the calculating
The material is also set within the context of an inquiry that will enable the teacher to show where the students started from and where they have reached in their exploration of multiplicative thinking.
The download for this product is a .zip compressed folder that contains 3 files.
When decompressed, the folder contains a .pdf file describing the teaching strategies.
The Lesson Plan file is accompanied by Teacher Slides for use during the lesson and a Student File that gives the 10 calculator challenges..
This download is intended for personal use and should not be shared with other teachers.
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