# Classroom Examples: Middle School: Math

### Accessible Learning for All

The diversity in today’s classrooms is enormous. Students represent a wide array of prior experience and knowledge, with a wide ...Continue Reading

### An Accessible Math Classroom

Is it possible to design learning that engages the vast majority of students in mathematics?... Continue Reading

### Math: Communication, Collaboration and Conceptual Understandings

Grade 9 students at Crossing Park School were challenged to solve an ambiguous linear relations problem. ... Continue Reading

### Top Speed

In this grade 9 math class, students were posed the following question – what is your top speed?... Continue Reading

## Open Investigation: Numbers

### Just Zeros and Ones

LEVEL: This investigation can be entered into by children as young as 6 (particularly as it is structured in the ...Continue Reading

### The Vitruvian Man

Students created their own version of the Vitruvian Man and related Vitruvius' theories of proportions to their model.... Continue Reading

## Open Investigations: Shape & Space

### Area is a Square Deal

If we measure the area of rectangles by dividing them into squares, then what shape should we use to measure area for triangles?... Continue Reading

### Bean Pi

This investigation is best for Grades 5 and up. ... Continue Reading

### Coming To Answers in Different Ways

Students and teachers from 3 schools in the Foothills School Division posed problems for each other to solve.... Continue Reading

### Connect the Dots

A unicursal curve in the plane is a curve that you get when you put down your pencil, and draw until you get back to the starting point. ... Continue Reading

### Geometric Models Investigation

In the following investigation you will discover the rules that describe geometric situations.... Continue Reading

### Tiling

Determining what shapes tile a plane is not a simple matter. There are some polygons that will tile a plane and other polygons that will not tile a plane.... Continue Reading

## Open Investigations: Statistics & Probability

### Markov Process

This investigation can be entered into by children as young as 6 and is engaging for people who like to think about mathematical probability and dynamical systems.... Continue Reading