Using Dominoes and Play Sand to Simulate Tiling

When posing a mathematics question, deep learning can occur if students have manipulatives that model the problem closely. One problem that can be modeled is: Janice installs subway tile backsplashes in kitchens. For a typical job, she needs one container of grout and seven tiles for every linear metre of backsplash. Subway tiles are fairly expensive and can break easily in the classroom. Grout is also very messy and may […]

Continue reading