The author shares geometry that inspires him.
The Beauty of Regular Hexagons
Let’s Give Them Something to Talk About
Nicola M. Hodkowski and Carolyn Carhart-Quezada
Different types of open tasks can be used as a tool to promote rigorous student mathematical discourse and considerations for facilitation.
Problems to Ponder
Chris Harrow and Justin Johns
Problems to Ponder provides 28 varying, classroom-ready mathematics problems that collectively span PK–12, arranged in the order of the grade level. Answers to the problems are available online. Individuals are encouraged to submit a problem or a collection of problems directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. If published, the authors of problems will be acknowledged.
Reconsidering Mathematical Authority
Michael D. Hicks, Jessica Pierson Bishop, Christina Koehne, and Mai Bui
Who has mathematical authority in your classroom, and what does authority look like? Find out different ways you can help students gain authority.
Teaching Is a Journey: The Frog in the Well
Linling Cai Chawla, Amanda Fox, and Elodie Resurreccion
Three authors from different cultural and linguistic backgrounds, who discovered that their understanding of math and education have been limited by their cultural views, collaborate to become better educators.
Two Technology Frameworks: Their Use in Lesson Design
Elizabeth B. Harkey, Angela T. Barlow, and Victoria Groves-Scott
The authors used two technology frameworks to design three seventh-grade mathematics lessons, focusing on opportunities to address collaboration, authenticity, or personalization.
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.
Build It! The Rectangle Game
Theresa Wills, Jennifer Suh, Kate Roscioli, Amanda Guzman, Jennifer Everdale, and Sandra Lee
Discover technology-enhanced, game-based tasks and student generalizations.
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! Progressively Precise: Three Levels of Geometric Constructions
Carmen Petrick Smith
This article shares an activity scaffolding the construction of the circumcenter of a triangle, culminating with a Triangle-Ball Championship game.