Children analyzed data to read their bodies and manage their emotions. To avoid controlling children’s bodies and emotions, the authors encourage teachers to embrace children’s unanticipated responses.
José Martínez Hinestroza and Vanessa Abreu
Examine this geometric figure in light of a set of connections among fields such as architecture, geometry, science, sports, technology, and associated uses, models, and discoveries.
Katherine N. Vela, Michelle Parslow, Rita Hagevik, and Kathy Cabe Trundle
A real-world integrated activity allows middle school students to design a scale drawing for a garden at their school.
Paula Beardell Krieg
An artist uses graphic tools and circles to illuminate the illusive concept of the golden ratio.
This article describes how fortuitous mathematical moments should be noticed, encouraged, embraced, and capitalized upon.
Joshua David Jones
To be literate in a society where the information shared online is often exploited, learners should be exposed to multiple aspects of contemporary predictive modeling. Explore a lesson in which students learned an algorithm used in practice to automate the process of making recommendations.
F. Paul Wonsavage
Three approaches to the Doughnut task highlight how representing functions in multiple ways can support student understanding in interpreting key features of functions within a context.
This article presents an example of discovering an idea through creative play. After some trial and error, I drew a wonderful image, which I later learned was a two-dimensional view of a four-dimensional shape called tesseract.
Rebekah Elliott, Megan Brunner, Elyssa Stoddard, and Jenny White
The authors share a teacher-designed mathematical modeling routine geared to support teachers and to leverage opportunities for their students in learning important modeling practices and mathematical content.
Bridge the digital divide by teaching students a useful technological skill while enhancing mathematics instruction focused on real-life matrix applications.