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Charlie's Gumballs Scenario Video

This page from the Math Forum blog of Suzanne Alejandre links to a one-minute video during which Max Ray acts out the "Charlie's Gumball" Problem of the Week. The page includes links to PDFs of the scenario, the PoW Packet with the solution and teaching suggestions, a scoring rubric and the "Notice/Wonder" strategy handout that can be used to introduce the problem.
Contributed by: The Math Forum at Drexel University - Publisher, Suzanne Alejandre - Author
This resource is included in the following PD Collection(s):
Learning Math Through Problem SolvingThis professional development collection supports teachers as they learn to use problem solving as a vehicle for teaching mathematics. Resources include video clips from actual classrooms, articles that relate helpful techniques and strategies, and several online courses that help teachers to advance problem-solving with their classes. This collection supports Practice Standard 1 and the Problem Solving Process Standard.
Math TopicAlgebraic Thinking, Number Sense, Basic Operations, Number Concepts, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes
Grade Level1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Resource TypeAssessment, Activity, Instructional Strategy, Instructor Guide/Manual, Community, Video

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceEducator
    • LanguageEnglish (USA)
    • Education Topic
    • Interdisciplinary Connection
    • Professional DevelopmentNo
    • ContributorThe Math Forum at Drexel University - Publisher, Suzanne Alejandre - Author
    • Publication Date2012-04-06
    • RightsCopyright (c) Drexel University 2012
    • AccessFree access
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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