Posing Problems That Matter: Investigating School Overcrowding

Erin E. Turner Works with the Center for Mathematics Education of Latino/as at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131.

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Beatriz T. Font Strawhun is a research associate and adjunct lecturer in the school of education University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109.

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Angel and Naisha, two sixth-graders in Ms. Font's mathematics class, had the following conversation as they reflected on their experience with posing and investigating problems related to overcrowding at their school.


Erin Turner is interested in issues related to equity and social justice in mathematics education.

Beatriz Font Strawhun has taught middle school mathematics in New York City and in Texas.

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