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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Contributor Notes

Sandra M. Linder, PhD,, is an assistant professor of early childhood mathematics education at Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina.

Edited by Julie B. Smart,, 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 E-mail creative solutions and adapted problems to for potential publication, noting Readers Exchange in the subject line.

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