This fun project capitalizes on students’ lived experiences of playing miniature golf. Through authentic engagement and collaboration with peers, students can create their own visual representations and practical explanations of math concepts.

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## Construct It! The Great Mini-Golf Project

### Sandra Vorensky

## Hyperbolic Duckies

### Sophia Wood

Modeling exponential growth with crochet.

## The Beauty of Regular Hexagons

### Arsalan Wares

The author shares geometry that inspires him.

## Ways to Help Students Become Powerful Mathematical Thinkers

### Alan H. Schoenfeld

Ear to the Ground features voices from several corners of the mathematics education world.

## Construct It! Intersecting Language and Mathematics with Interlocking Cubes

### Basil Conway IV and Marjorie Mitchell

Students learn to build their own numbering system by recognizing and identifying patterns with interlocking cubes in different place values.

## Construct It! Triangle Puzzle Challenges

### Enrique Ortiz

This article presents an original puzzle that supports students’ development of visual thinking and geometry ideas based on the Van Hiele levels of geometric thought.

## Construct It! What’s in a Name? Collecting, Organizing, and Representing Data

### Eva Thanheiser, Courtney Koestler, Amanda T. Sugimoto, and Mathew D. Felton-Koestler

Build a classroom community by building representations and visualizations of data related to students’ names.

## Model It! Building and Sustaining Cultural Traditions with Ethnomodeling

### Siddhi Desai and Farshid Safi

This geometric transformation-focused ethnomodeling respects individual and collective community experiences and moves toward educational experiences that acknowledge and celebrate the multidimensional aspects related to identity.

## Model It! Revamping High School Schedules

### Elizabeth B. Harkey, Kathryn Early, Ronnie D. Hall, and Marilyn E. Strutchens

Learn how the authors used changes happening in the community to create a mathematical modeling task.

## STEM and Social Consciousness

### Krystal Jones Carter

A well-crafted classroom engineering challenge can effectively answer compelling questions about social and global responsibility.