Friday, April 19, 2013

Two Step Problem Solving with Second Grade



I love working with kids...and when I can't do it in person, I do it by email and sometimes, even, skype!  Theresa Trevino is an amazing second grade teacher in Houston, TX.  I saw a version of this problem at NCTM this week and wondered how her second graders would handle it.  Next week, I'm hoping to skype in and talk to them about it!


The problem reads
A zoo has 7 camels and some giraffes in a big corral.  There are 15 animals in the corral.  Then they got 4 more giraffes.  How many giraffes are there now?



You can see more solutions and some video clips by visiting Theresa's blog!

 http://trevinos2ndgrade.blogspot.com/2013/04/long-distance-problem-solving-with.html?showComment=1366425667754#c8757176304674489062   

3 comments:

Theresa said...

We LOVE working with you!!! Thank you SO much for the challenges - the kids absolutely enjoy every minute of them!!!

Manohar singh Akeli'B' said...

I truly appreciate this post. I’ve been looking everywhere for this! Thank goodness I found it on Google. You have made my day! Thanks again… Nehru suit

Ricky M said...

Thanks. Looking for spelling errors...