Children analyzed data to read their bodies and manage their emotions. To avoid controlling children’s bodies and emotions, the authors encourage teachers to embrace children’s unanticipated responses.
Keeping Your Finger on the Pulse of SEL
José Martínez Hinestroza and Vanessa Abreu
We Are Different but the Same!
Deanna Pecaski McLennan
Use the language of mathematics to explore diversity in kindergarten.
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.
Practicing Culturally Responsive Mathematics Teaching
Emily P. Bonner
Practices for Mathematics and Science Integration
Zandra de Araujo, Deborah Hanuscin, and Samuel Otten
In this paper we discuss different ways teachers can integrate science and mathematics into their curriculum. In particular, we focus on science and mathematics integration via the disciplinary practices.
Engaging Latino Families as Mathematicians
Geraldo Tobon and Marie Tejero Hughes
We share our experiences and those of culturally diverse families who participated in math workshops. We tie our experiences with the importance of family engagement, in particular, viewing families as a resource to be tapped into. We do so, in hopes that other school personnel take on a similar venture.
Quick Blocks: Developing Spatial Sense
Gabriel Matney, Julia Porcella, and Shannon Gladieux
This article shares the importance of giving K-12 students opportunities to develop spatial sense. We explain how we designed Quick Blocks as an activity to engage our students in both spatial reasoning and number sense. Several examples of students thinking are shared as well as a classroom dialogue.
Reveal Limitations through Fraction Division Problem Posing
Janet Sharp and Rachael M. Welder
Students notoriously struggle with division of fractions in 5 key areas. Hear what those 5 areas are and how recommendations address the limitations.
Equivalence Relations across the Secondary School Curriculum
An analysis of problems from state assessments and other sources helps preservice teachers discover analogous mathematical representations.
Truth & Beauty: Mathematics in Literature
Marion D. Cohen
Studying mathematics-related fiction and poetry helps students develop an appreciation for both mathematics and literature and an understanding of the connection between the two.