Students explore the idea of equal versus equivalent, then learn about the social, political, economic, and educational implications of gerrymandering.

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Farshid Safi,, is an assistant professor of mathematics education at the University of Central Florida. He focuses on developing teachers' conceptual understanding of pre-K–12 mathematics through an emphasis on connections and coherence while engaging and empowering students through mathematical experiences.

Sarah B. Bush,, is an associate professor of K–12 STEM education at the University of Central Florida. She is interested in the meaningful learning of mathematics through transdisciplinary STEAM and other relevant contexts.

Siddhi Desai,, is a graduate student at the University of Central Florida and a middle school math teacher at Jackson Heights Middle School in Oviedo, Florida. She is interested in studying the use of technology and manipulatives in helping students develop a conceptual understanding of school mathematics.

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Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School


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