One of the many benefits of teaching mathematics is having the opportunity to encounter unexpected mathematical connections while planning lessons or exploring ideas with students and colleagues. Consider the two problems in figure 1.
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Five types of engaging peer-interaction structures can support English learners as they make sense of mathematics and explore important mathematical relationships.