Math by the Month is a regular department of the journal. It features collections of short activities focused on a monthly theme. These articles aim for an inquiry or problem-solving orientation that includes at least four activities each for grade bands K–2, 3–4, and 5–6.
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Sandra M. Linder, PhD, firstname.lastname@example.org, is an assistant professor of early childhood mathematics education at Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina.
Edited by Julie B. Smart, email@example.com, an educational consultant for elementary school mathematics and science educators and a former elementary school teacher. E-mail problem collections for the editor to consider for future Math by the Month columns. See submission guidelines at www.nctm.org/tcmdepartments. E-mail creative solutions and adapted problems to firstname.lastname@example.org for potential publication, noting Readers Exchange in the subject line.