We introduce the Into Math Graph tool, which students use to graph how “into" mathematics they are over time. Using this tool can help teachers foster conversations with students and design experiences that focus on engagement from the student’s perspective.

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## Student Engagement with the “Into Math Graph" Tool

### Amanda K. Riske, Catherine E. Cullicott, Amanda Mohammad Mirzaei, Amanda Jansen, and James Middleton

## December 2016

## Investigating Functions with a Ferris Wheel

### Heather Lynn Johnson, Peter Hornbein, and Sumbal Azeem

A computer activity helps students make sense of relationships between quantities.

## January 2017

## Significant Numbers

### Michael A. Jones

Short items from the media focus mathematics appropriate for classroom study.

## A Coordinate Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem

Readers comment on published articles and share their mathematical interests.

## November 2016

A set of problems of many types

## The Joy of Paper Folding

### Arsalan Wares

A paper-folding problem is easy to understand and model, yet its solution involves rich mathematical thinking in the areas of geometry and algebra.

## October 2016

A set of problems of many types

## Permutations, Combinations, and Circular Seating Arrangements

### Richard A. Edwards

A counting problem in the context of circular seating arrangements extends our understanding of permutations, combinations, and recursions with connections to Stirling numbers and factorial polynomials.