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.
Samuel Otten, Tiffany J. LaCroix, Faustina Baah, and Rebekah Hanak
Karen C. Fuson and Steve Leinwand
The power of Number Talks and extensions that can build to an equitable Math Talk Classroom
José Martínez Hinestroza and Vanessa Abreu
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.
Sarah Quebec Fuentes
Learn about strategies and tools to examine and improve your practice with respect to fostering equitable small-group, student-to-student discourse.
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 email@example.com. If published, the authors of problems will be acknowledged.
This article describes how fortuitous mathematical moments should be noticed, encouraged, embraced, and capitalized upon.
Process-oriented, question-asking techniques provide a framework for approaching modern challenges, including modality pivots and student agency.
This article presents an example of discovering an idea through creative play. After some trial and error, I drew a wonderful image, which I later learned was a two-dimensional view of a four-dimensional shape called tesseract.
Min Wang, Candace Walkington, and Koshi Dhingra
An example of an after-school club activity gives educators some tools and suggestions to implement such an approach in their schools.