During a Desmos activity, students adjust the measures of angles in radians to reposition a laser and a mirror so the beam passes through three stationary targets. The Radian Lasers activity can be extended to simulate project-based learning.
This article describes how fortuitous mathematical moments should be noticed, encouraged, embraced, and capitalized upon.
Examining the covariation of triangle dimensions and area offers a geometric context that makes analyzing a piecewise function easier for students.
Sabrina De Los Santos Rodríguez, Audrey Martínez-Gudapakkam, and Judy Storeygard
An innovative program addresses the digital divide with short, engaging videos modeling mathematic activities sent to families through a free mobile app.
Jill P. Brown
Mathematics can be used to show why babies should never be left alone in a hot car.
Ming C. Tomayko
A series of activities uses media coverage of a natural disaster to develop quantitative literacy.
J. Jeremy Winters, Kristin E. Winters,, and Dovie L. Kimmins
Use robots and coding to engage K–2 students with specific mathematics standards.