Seventh-grade students investigate area, surface area, volume, proportional thinking, number sense, and technology.
Sarah B. Bush, Judith Albanese, Karen S. Karp and Matthew Karp
Sarah B. Bush, Karen S. Karp, Richard Cox, Kristin Leigh Cook, Judith Albanese and Matthew Karp
How can you get students to want to engage in mathematical problem solving? How can you get students to persevere when trying to solve a problem? In this article, we answer these questions as we advocate for engaging students in a transdisciplinary teaching approach using a research-based framework. In doing so, it aims to hook students into learning important and memorable mathematics.