## Volume 117 (2024): Issue 10 (Oct 2024)

## Affective Development: Reframing a Classic Theory

### Catherine Paolucci

Ear to the Ground features voices from several corners of the mathematics education world.

## An Asset-Based Approach for ELLs in Mathematics

### Pelin Jackson and Leslie Dietiker

We offer strategies on how to make use of ELLs’ linguistic repertoire and reframe their diverse skills as valuable assets to create more equitable and inclusive learning environments.

## Detracking Math: Transforming Teaching and Learning

### Melissa Pearson and Susan Totaro

How one district redefined its vision, shifted mindsets, built trust, supported teacher development, and addressed inequities through detracking, guided by *Principles to Actions*.

## Enhancing Professionalism

### Sinead Meehan, Amanda Reinsburrow, Mikhail Miller, and Nicholas Coffman

Fostering a culture of professionalism is the work of all stakeholders in a school and can be influenced by participating in self-selected professional development.

## From Pockets of Excellence to Systemic Excellence

### Jennifer A. Gonzales

A school district’s effort to create a unified culture of mathematical excellence through which everyone would know what high-quality instruction should look like and how we would shift our practices to those that aligned with our vision.

## Gaining Traction with Actions

### Angela T. Barlow

## GPS: Counting Goldfish Crackers: Three-Act Math Tasks

### Robert Powers and Michelle Chamberlin

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.

## Iron Sharpens Iron: Black Womxn in Mathematics Education

### Natalie Parker-Holliman, Christina Lincoln-Moore, Lybrya Kebreab, Tashana Howse, and Thomasenia Lott Adams

Black Womxn in Mathematics Education (BWXME), a professional support network, provides a blueprint for creating a safe space where “iron sharpens iron” with a focus on equity and access in education.