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Baker and Graduate Student Publish “Extra Cheese Wins” in Mathematics Journal

Professor John D. Baker of the Mathematics Department and Katie Bungo, a graduate student in the M.Ed. in Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Education and a Horace Mann teacher, published the article “Extra Cheese Wins” in the August 2009 issue of Teaching Children Mathematics, published by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

The article relates experiences in teaching about elections to a class of fifth graders and connecting the activities to fractions, percent, and working with multiple variables. The journal is published by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and is considered the premier magazine for mathematics education at the elementary school level in the United States.

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