Today's calculator challenge involves adding or subtracting by powers of 10 to adjust a number entered into a calculator. The challenge requires students to demonstrate an understanding of how to represent place value in numbers. Using the calculator, students can determine how to make the ... read more

## Thursday Tool School: Calculator Challenges- The Power of the Order

Today's calculator challenge involves using four 4s to create expressions that simplify to a value of 0 - 9. The challenge requires students to use their order of operation skills to determine which operations to use and in what order to complete the task. Using the calculator, students can ... read more

## Thursday Tool School: Calculator Challenges- Calculator Corrections

Today's calculator challenge involves correcting an incorrect number that is entered into a calculator. The challenge requires students to demonstrate an understanding of how to represent place value in numbers. Using the calculator, students can determine how to fix the mistake, check the ... read more

## Thursday Tool School: Calculator Challenges- The Broken Calculator

Calculators have been the source of much debate over the years as educators weigh in on their purpose and usefulness in the classroom. On one hand, many educators feel that it is our job to teach students how to compute with the operations without the use of technology. On the other hand, ... read more