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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.

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Partial Pies

Jennifer Marshall

A series of tasks encourage students to reflect on the reasonableness of their number sense and use benchmarks to refine their estimations.

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The Power of Interviewing Students

Theresa J. MacVicar, Amy R. Brodesky, and Emily R. Fagan

A teacher uses formative assessment interviews to uncover evidence of students’ understandings and to plan targeted instruction in a mathematics intervention class. We present an example of a student interview, a discussion of the benefits and challenges of conducting interviews, and actionable suggestions for implementing them.

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Chivalry, at Least “Math Chivalry,” Is Not Dead!

A cartoon exploring a problem about order of operations is coupled with a full-page activity sheet.

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Questioning the Order of Operations

Kami M. Dupree

Abandon mnemonics and make stronger connections between the operations and properties of arithmetic.

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Mystery Fractions

Sonalee Bhattacharyya, Nama Namakshi, Christina Zunker, Hiroko K. Warshauer, and Max Warshauer

This activity engages students in problem solving while exploring key concepts of number theory, such as divisibility and divisibility tests, place value, fractions, and scale factors.

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Cartoon Corner: Presidential Puzzlers

Lincoln Peirce

A cartoon involving presidential birth dates is coupled with a full-page activity sheet.

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Early Mathematics Fluency with CCSSM

Gabriel T. Matney

To develop second-grade students' confidence and ease, use these three specific types of tasks that align with Common Core State Standards for Mathematics expectations.

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Hook and Hold

Jennifer R. Brown

Set sail to explore powerful ways to use anchor charts in mathematics teaching and learning.

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Palette of Problems

Joel Amidon and Matt Roscoe

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