This article describes how visual representations can help develop students’ reasoning and proof skills.
Developing Skills with Visual Representations
Music Makes Mathematics Memorable
This article describes how using music and the TikTok platform can help students recall mathematical definitions in a whimsical and relatable way.
Positioning Students to Explore Math with Technology
Allison W. McCulloch, Jennifer N. Lovett, Lara K. Dick, and Charity Cayton
The authors discuss digital equity from the perspective of using math action technologies to position all students as mathematics explorers.
Deanna Pecaski McLennan
Student Engagement with the “Into Math Graph" Tool
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.
When Students Use Technology Tools, What Are You Noticing?
Lara K. Dick, Allison W. McCulloch, and Jennifer N. Lovett
A framework to guide teacher noticing when students are working in technology-mediated learning environments.
GPS: Investigating Variability
Kathryn Shafer and S. Asli Özgün-Koca
Growing Problem Solvers provides four original, related, classroom-ready mathematical tasks, one for each grade band. Together, these tasks illustrate the trajectory of learners’ growth as problem solvers across their years of school mathematics.
Asked & Answered
Excerpts from discussion threads on the online MyNCTM community.
Then: Pedagogy and Best Practices
Edward C. Nolan
This article describes the nature and benefits of involvement with NCTM Conferences as a contributor to individual and collegial professional growth.
Using Scratch Programming to Explore Coordinates
Erell Germia and Nicole Panorkou
We present a Scratch task we designed and implemented for teaching and learning coordinates in a dynamic and engaging way. We use the 5Es framework to describe the students' interactions with the task and offer suggestions of how other teachers may adopt it to successfully implement Scratch tasks.