Students learn to build their own numbering system by recognizing and identifying patterns with interlocking cubes in different place values.
Construct It! Intersecting Language and Mathematics with Interlocking Cubes
Basil Conway IV and Marjorie Mitchell
Let’s Be Flexible
Clayton Edwards and Rebecca Robichaux-Davis
Advancing Agency Through Conjecturing
Support students in conjecturing in ways that can promote their agency in the learning process.
Happy Numbers: A Platform for Conjecture and Exploration
James A. Gerald and David Jay Hebert
Happy Numbers offer a fun platform for exploring numerical patterns, making conjectures, and investigating mathematical thought in recreational mathematics.
Harnessing the Power of a Single-Number Number Talk
Alison Williams and Lisa Lamb
Easy to implement, this strategy has a powerful positive impact in mathematics classrooms.
Using Mathematics to Design a Droid
George J. Roy, Matthew Cunningham, and Kenneth Rafanan
Teachers have the opportunity to make mathematics relevant. We leveraged the popularity of Star Wars to engage students in exploring and connecting two dimensions and three dimensions to careers in toy design.
A Guide for Writing in the Mathematics Classroom
Asking students to write meaningfully about mathematics can be daunting! Help students learn to write with purpose.
Identity Making in Kindergarten: Diego’s Story
Jody Guarino and Sara Manseau
Read about Diego, a kindergarten student, as he develops his mathematical identity and competency.
Math Storytelling in PK–2 Classrooms
Mathematical storytelling is a way for young children to make connections between mathematics and their lives. The practices of using equations and materials are shared as sparks for mathematical storytelling.
Teaching Is a Journey: Advice for a New Teacher
This department provides a space for current and past PK-12 teachers of mathematics to connect with other teachers of mathematics through their stories that lend personal and professional support.