# Browse

## You are looking at 1 - 10 of 219 items for :

• Other Topic
• Geometry
• Math Topic
• All content
Clear All
Restricted access

## Escape Room Math: Luna's Lines

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.

Restricted access

## Using Scratch Programming to Explore Coordinates

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.

Restricted access

## The Cake Contest

Students used a pinch of this (a 3D printer and geometry software) and a cup of that (various volume formulas) to complete a tiered task.

Restricted access

## December 2016 January 2017 Problems

A monthly set of problems is aimed at a variety of ability levels.

Restricted access

## Moving to a New City

A real-world problem about the cost of moving one's household from one city to another.

Restricted access

## Problem solving with the Sneetches

Math by the Month features collections of short activities focused on a monthly theme. These articles aim for an inquiry or problem-solving orientation that includes four activities each for grade bands K–2, 3–4, and 5–6. In this issue, teachers read the classic Dr. Seuss book The Sneetches and other stories with their class and get students to engage with these associated mathematical problems. The problems, many of which are open-ended or contain multiple solutions or solution pathways, cover a range of mathematical concepts.

Restricted access

## Using Scaffolding to Scale-up Justifications

Encouraging students to justify earlier as they attempt to solve an open-ended task can lead to greater understanding and engagement.

Restricted access

## Leveraging Interactive Geometry Software to Prompt Discussion

Assess the robustness of students’ understanding of polygons and move students beyond drawing to constructing geometric shapes.

Restricted access

## Making Squares

### little problems with big solutions

To elicit creative student thinking, this open-ended problem asks solvers to measure as many squares as possible using a certain size of cardboard.

Restricted access

## November 2016 Problems

A monthly set of problems is aimed at a variety of ability levels.