Connection to students' individual interests helps imprint mathematics concepts.
Candace Walkington, email@example.com, is an assistant professor of mathematics education at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. She is interested in instructional interventions that support all students in learning algebra.
Milan Sherman, firstname.lastname@example.org, teaches mathematics and mathematics teacher education courses at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. He is interested in the learning and teaching of algebra, the use of technology to support students' mathematical thinking, and mathematics teacher education.
Elizabeth Howell, email@example.com, a former high school mathematics teacher, is a doctoral student at the Simmons School of Education and Human Development at Southern Methodist University.