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Frieda Parker and Vida Treviño

This activity engages students in a lesson about algebraic relationships concerning groupings of hamburgers and French fries, coupled with full-page activity sheets.

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Joanna B. Stegall and Jacquelynn A. Malloy

An algebra 1 teacher collaborated with two university researchers to develop vocabulary minilessons and peer discussions to support students in understanding and using algebraic language.

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Jerilynn Lepak and Taren Going

In an eighth-grade classroom, the authors used the Connected Math Project curriculum and three essential components of an argument implied by Driscoll (1999) to adapt mathematical tasks to elicit written arguments that go beyond recounting steps.

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Katherine Ariemma Marin

One Tuesday morning, my sixth graders were faced with the following task:

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Casey Hawthorne and Bridget K. Druken

Examples of solving equations and inequalities, analyzing quadratic expressions, and reasoning with functions show three ways to engage students in this mathematical practice.

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Diana L. Moss, Jennifer A. Czocher and Teruni Lamberg

For these sixth graders, transitioning from arithmetic to algebraic thinking involved developing new meanings for symbols in expressions and equations.

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Alessandra King

Students are called to engage their creativity and problem-solving skills by designing their own puzzles. They share them with their classmates and produce an anthology that will be a keepsake of their mathematical year as well as a memento of their collective accomplishment.

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Kasi C. Allen

A compelling contest motivates students and makes mathematics and STEM relevant.

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Michelle L. Meadows and Joanna C. Caniglia

Imagine that you and your language arts colleagues are teaching Edgar Allan Poe's short story, “The Pit and the Pendulum.” This thrilling story takes us to the Inquisition during which a prisoner is surrounded by hungry rats and bound to a table while a large pendulum slowly descends. The prisoner believes that the pendulum is 30-40 feet long and estimates that it should take about 10-12 swings before he is hit, leaving him with about a minute or a minute and a half to escape. Are his estimations correct? If so, will he make it out in time?