Math by the Month is a regular department of the journal that features collections of short activities focused on a monthly theme. These articles aim for an inquiry or problem-solving orientation that includes at four activities each for grade bands K–2, 3–4, and 5–6. In this issue, students learn about mathematics by focusing on ice cream.
Kaeleigh Reece and Kathryn Setzer are recent graduates of Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina. Early childhood education majors, they are both teaching in kindergarten settings in upstate South Carolina.
Edited by Sandra M. Linder, PhD, firstname.lastname@example.org, an assistant professor of early childhood mathematics education at Clemson University. Email problem collections for the editor to consider for future Math by the Month columns. See submission guidelines at http:/www.nctm.org/WriteForTCM. Email creative solutions and adapted problems to email@example.com for potential publication, noting Readers Exchange in the subject line.