Uncertainty in mathematics can become a source of power for students. It might also open other mathematical doors.
Susan O. Cannon, firstname.lastname@example.org, taught mathematics and science in the fourth through the eighth grades for thirteen years before receiving a Dean's Fellowship at Georgia State University to pursue her PhD in mathematics education full time. She is interested in how students view themselves in relation to mathematics and how numbers are used to represent knowledge.
Mark Sanders, email@example.com, teaches eighth-grade math, science, and technology at Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School in Atlanta, Georgia. His classroom interests include learning through investigation and discovery, standardsbased grading, algebraic thinking, facilitating classroom discussions, and helping students who struggle with executive functioning skills.