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## Construct It! The Great Mini-Golf Project

This fun project capitalizes on students’ lived experiences of playing miniature golf. Through authentic engagement and collaboration with peers, students can create their own visual representations and practical explanations of math concepts.

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## Encouraging Students to LOVE MATH with One-Straight-Cut Letters

One-straight-cut activities engage middle-school students in learning about symmetry and geometric transformations.

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## Varying the Intensity of Scaffolding for English Learners

Vary the intensity of pedagogical scaffolding along three dimensions—grouping, structure, and language—with the same rigorous prompt.

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## The Beauty of Regular Hexagons

The author shares geometry that inspires him.

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## Broken Ceiling Lights: Circular Area Without the Radius

A customer walks in to a lighting store with a broken ceiling light, and the solution to finding a replacement glass illuminates an alternative approach to finding the circumference and area of a circle without knowing the circle’s center, radius, or diameter.

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## Construct It! Triangle Puzzle Challenges

This article presents an original puzzle that supports students’ development of visual thinking and geometry ideas based on the Van Hiele levels of geometric thought.

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When given the opportunity to play with mathematical materials and ideas, children demonstrate their mathematical understanding in innovative ways.

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## GPS: Teaching Shapes Inclusively

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.

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## Composing Tangram Puzzles to Support Shape Transformation

Different types of tangram puzzles can encourage students to make sense of problems and engage in the computational thinking practice of debugging.

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## Math-Inspired Artwork

Students and teachers enjoy exploring the boundaries between mathematics and art.