An artist uses graphic tools and circles to illuminate the illusive concept of the golden ratio.
Paula Beardell Krieg
Marina Basu, Karen Koellner, Jennifer K. Jacobs, and Nanette Seago
This set of tasks progressively engages students in geometric proportional reasoning.
This article describes how fortuitous mathematical moments should be noticed, encouraged, embraced, and capitalized upon.
Katherine Baker, Scott A. Morrison, and Mirella F. Cisneros Perez
Integrating mathematics and nature offers students benefits for physical and mental health and enriches their learning.
Hyunyi Jung, Megan H. Wickstrom, and Chris Piasecki
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch activity involves an urgent environmental issue that students can discuss. It engages students in the interpretation of visual data, measurements, units, and the area of regular and irregular figures.
Courtney K. Baker, Terrie M. Galanti, Kimberly Morrow-Leong, and Tammy Kraft
The Teaching for Robust Understanding framework facilitates online collaborative problem solving with digital interactive notebooks that position all students as doers of mathematics.
Amanda K. Riske, Catherine E. Cullicott, Amanda Mohammad Mirzaei, Amanda Jansen, and James Middleton
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.
Dawn Teuscher, Shannon Dingman, Travis A. Olson, and Lisa A. Kasmer
Using descriptions from popular textbooks, the authors share the importance of introducing the definition so students can make sense of reflections both on and off the coordinate grid.
Angela Just and Jennifer D. Cribbs
The authors outline the importance of using variety when teaching mathematics.
Micah S. Stohlmann
An escape room can be a great way for students to apply and practice mathematics they have learned. This article describes the development and implementation of a mathematical escape room with important principles to incorporate in escape rooms to help students persevere in problem solving.