The authors used two technology frameworks to design three seventh-grade mathematics lessons, focusing on opportunities to address collaboration, authenticity, or personalization.
Two Technology Frameworks: Their Use in Lesson Design
Elizabeth B. Harkey, Angela T. Barlow, and Victoria Groves-Scott
Developing Meaning for Mathematical Expressions
John K. Lannin, Christopher Austin, and David C. Geary
Explore two ways that algebra students interpret mathematical expressions. Learn instructional tasks to help students develop meaning.
Technology and Median Income Data: Opening Doors
Gail Burrill, Joan Funderburk, Becky Byer, and Rachael Gorsuch
Classroom stories show how using technology to investigate the wage gap provided opportunities to develop students’ identities and agency and enabled a classroom culture of sharing and risk-taking.
How Big Is a Leaf? Mathematical Modeling Through STEM Inquiry
Kym Fry and Lyn D. English
Grade 4 students engage in problem solving through inquiry in an agricultural science context.
Visualizing Mathematics Through Knitting
The author uses mathematical concepts to inform her knitting. Her knitting also helps her to experience mathematical concepts in new ways.
The Case for High School Math Pathways
Eric Milou and Steve Leinwand
The standard high school math curriculum is not meeting the needs of the majority of high school students and that serious consideration of rigorous alternatives is a solution whose time has come.
People, Place, and Population Predictions
Ken Keech, Betty Routhouska, and Nicole L. Fonger
Two high school algebra teachers and their students focused on examining population trends affected by the creation of a highway though a thriving African American community.
Using School Mathematics to Develop Students’ Data Literacy Skills
Joshua David Jones
To be literate in a society where the information shared online is often exploited, learners should be exposed to multiple aspects of contemporary predictive modeling. Explore a lesson in which students learned an algorithm used in practice to automate the process of making recommendations.
Teaching Word-Problem Solving through Tape Diagrams
Xiaobo She and Timothy Harrington
Get familiar with this visual instructional tool to help students make sense of mathematical relationships and select suitable operations for word problems at varied grade levels.
Routines for Learning Modeling Practices and Content
Rebekah Elliott, Elyssa Stoddard, Megan Brunner, and Jenny White
The authors share a teacher-designed mathematical modeling routine geared to support teachers and to leverage opportunities for their students in learning important modeling practices and mathematical content.