These themed-based problems tempt us to dive into the sweetness of problem-solving mathematics throughout the grade levels. Enjoy exploring, problem solving, patterning, data collection, and data analysis to lead your students to the recipe for mathematical success.
Lynn Columba, firstname.lastname@example.org, is an associate professor in the Department of Education and Human Services in the College of Education at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. She is interested in the power of picture books to teach mathematics.
Edited by Christine D. Poulsen, email@example.com, and Kimberly M. Lilienthal, firstname.lastname@example.org. Poulsen is a math grant coordinator for the Placer County Office of Education and a project director for CaMSP Math Grant SUCCESS in Auburn, California. Lilienthal is a project director for CaMSP RIMS and an academic math coach for RIMS for the Placer County Office of Education. E-mail problem collections for the editors to consider for future Math by the Month columns. See detailed submission guidelines at www.nctm.org/tcmdepartments. E-mail creative solutions and adapted problems to email@example.com for potential publication, noting Readers Exchange in the subject line.