The EFFL model empowers students to build strong conceptual understanding of mathematics through carefully designed, equity-minded activities that disrupt the traditional lecture-based classroom.
Experience First, Formalize Later
Sarah Stecher, Luke Wilcox, and Lindsey Gallas
The Hidden Beauty of Complex Numbers
Juan Carlos Ponce Campuzano
Math Metaphors: Windows Into Mathematical Experiences
Toni L. Amarel and Megan H. Wickstrom
What tales would your students tell about their mathematical experiences? In this article, we describe a task, The Math Metaphor, and how it was utilized in a high school classroom as a window to explore students’ experiences with mathematics.
Access, Power, Identity, and Healing in Mathematics
Sara Gartland, Shellee Wong, and Laurie Silverstein
Co-teachers in a ninth-grade algebra 1 class offered instruction that integrates mathematical learning with social and emotional learning during hybrid (online and face-to-face) class meetings, promoting healing and positive identity development among students.
Leveraging Student Identities to Develop Pedagogical Fluency
Lybrya Kebreab, Sarah B. Bush, and Christa Jackson
Mathematics education can be positioned as fertile ground for societal change. This article deconstructs the complex work of supporting students’ positive mathematical identities by introducing pedagogical fluency to embody equitable beliefs and practices.
Everybody Still Plays: Virtual Engagement without Webcams On
When learning is virtual and students’ webcams are turned off, the ways that we interacted in an in-person classroom fall short. These six strategies for hearing from all students during whole-group instruction and small-group work honor students’ need to keep their webcams off.