Bridges in mathematics: Problems and investigations

Problems and Investigations are whole group activities that incorporate independent and partner work. They often begin with a problem posed by the teacher, followed by time for students to think independently, work for a period of time, and talk in pairs before reconvening to share and compare strategies and solutions as a whole class.

bridges in mathematics: work places

Work Places are games and /or activities that provide practice opportunities. Students work with partners or alone. Most involve concrete or visual models and paper and pencil recording.

bridges in mathematics: number corner

Number Corner is a collection of quick daily skills activities that make use of a classroom display featuring a calendar, growing collections, number lines, and more. The display engages students and contributes to a math-rich classroom environment that promotes both procedural fluency and conceptual understanding.