Duration: 6 hours
Their timezone: US/Pacific
Their start time: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 12:00 PM
Their end time: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 6:00 PM
Title of event/project:
How can we learn about the world through math story problems?
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Interested in creating and sharing word/story problems with middle school boys in San Francisco?
Project/event directions for participation:
Town School boys are looking for classes to share word/story problems with. Let's start by practicing as adults and creating a non-fiction problem about our location. Then, let's consider what our students can learn from the experience in the future. Completely open to timeline for student collaboration. Hopeful we can get a few schools to share. Please http://www.kristengoggin.com/learning-about-the-world-through-story-problems/ for past examples.
This event can be categorized as a:
Asynchronous Collaborative Short Term Project, Other
This event is intended for the following audience(s):
primary grade students (5-10), intermediate grade students (10-13)
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Host school or organization:
Town School for Boys
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Host Location and Time Zone (UTC):
This organization is:
not for profit
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Looking for partners to work on math word/story problems. Write a 5th/6th grade non-fiction word problem on the google document and tell us a little bit about your home. Let's then talk about how we can share similar style problems with our students. Open to many ideas... http://www.kristengoggin.com/stories-from-the-garage/2015/4/1/global-world-problems-with-a-mystery-skype-twist
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