Introduce students to matrices while they encode, decode, and pass secret messages in math class.
Cheryl L. Avila, email@example.com, is a doctoral student at the University of Central Florida. She is interested in problem solving and collaborative learning, and she also enjoys professional development workshops and working with new teachers.
Enrique Ortiz, firstname.lastname@example.org, teaches mathematics methods courses at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. He is interested in preservice teachers' development of teaching and assessment goals; mind, brain, and education research applications; and the development of activities involving games and technology.