The MENU for Every Young Mathematician's Appetite

Danielle S. Legnard
Susan Austin, Sacred Heart University

Originally published:

Legnard, Danielle S., Austin, Susan L. "The MENU for Every Young Mathematician's Appetite." Teaching Children Mathematics 19.4 (2012): 228-236.


The article discusses the highlights of a Mathematics Workshop conducted by teachers from West School, New Canaan, and Stepney Elementary School, Monroe, Connecticut. The teacher first introduced a skill, concept, or strategy, then demonstrated and shared her own thinking. A focused mini lesson and small focused groups followed. The set of mathematics tasks that the students performed are also mentioned.