Imagine that a colleague says to you, “The new Principles and Standards [NCTM 2000] tells us that we should expect our students to ‘act as mathematicians.' That is a tall order for my students.” How would you respond? Is the same true for your students? Have you found any successful approaches for engaging students in working as young mathematicians?
Azita Manouchehri conducts research on learning and the teaching of high school mathematics.