Few high school students associate mathematics with playfulness. In this paper, we offer a series of lessons focused on the underlying algebraic structures of the Rubik's Cube. The Rubik's Cube offers students an interesting space to enjoy the playful side of mathematics, while appreciating mathematics otherwise lost in routine experiences.
Amanda Milewski and Daniel Frohardt
Gloriana González and Anna F. DeJarnette
An open-ended problem about a circle illustrates how problem-based instruction can enable students to develop reasoning and sense-making skills.
Perla L. Myers and Colleen N. Pelak
Implement this professional development workshop designed to help teachers excavate the concept of area, uncover misconceptions, and cultivate understanding.
Matt B. Roscoe
Having prospective teachers find the inscribed angle theorem for themselves can foster mathematical reasoning.