Deanna Pecaski McLennan
This article describes how fortuitous mathematical moments should be noticed, encouraged, embraced, and capitalized upon.
Douglas H. Clements, Shannon S. Guss, and Julie Sarama
Learning trajectories help teachers challenge children at just the right level for their best learning.
Crystal M. Watson
Ear to the Ground features voices from serveral corners of the mathematics education world.
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.
S. Asli Özgün-Koca and Monica G. McLeod
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.
Inspired by epidemic curves, this class developed a spreadsheet model of an epidemic to compare outcomes with and without protective measures.
Cynthia E. Taylor, Christa Jackson, and Kelley Buchheister
A third grade teacher uses the What component in the What-How-Who structure to create a mathematical task from a culturally rich book.
Young adult literature can be used in secondary mathematics classrooms as a tool for students to develop and explore their own mathematical questions.
Chris Harrow and Justin Gregory 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.