News, information, and announcements from Mr. Trent's Classroom at Charles Ellis Montessori Academy in Savannah, Georgia.
Monday, October 30, 2017
Some students explored the trinomial cube today. The cube is first introduced as a sensorial material in the primary classroom. What seems like a basic wooden-block puzzle is actually used again in the upper elementary classroom to discover the formula for cubing trinomials (three digit numbers). Each block represents a different step in the process: