Three approaches to the Doughnut task highlight how representing functions in multiple ways can support student understanding in interpreting key features of functions within a context.
F. Paul Wonsavage
This article describes how using music and the TikTok platform can help students recall mathematical definitions in a whimsical and relatable way.
Rebekah Elliott, Elyssa Stoddard, Megan Brunner, and Jenny White
The authors share a teacher-designed mathematical modeling routine geared to support teachers and to leverage opportunities for their students in learning important modeling practices and mathematical content.
Rob Wieman, Lindsay Freedman, Paul Albright, Deb Nolen, and Jessica Onda
Four teachers and a teacher educator move from guided notes to strings in a series of problems that support students in increased engagement, reasoning, sense making, and problem solving.
Emiliano Gómez, Risa A. Wolfson, and Introduction by: Trena L. Wilkerson
Allison W. McCulloch, Jennifer N. Lovett, Lara K. Dick, and Charity Cayton
The authors discuss digital equity from the perspective of using math action technologies to position all students as mathematics explorers.
Melissa A. Gallagher, Laura Ellis, and Travis Weiland
Teachers can employ four strategies that students in K–12 already know and use in literacy to better comprehend mathematical word problems.
Nina G. Bailey, Demet Yalman Ozen, Jennifer N. Lovett, Allison W. McCulloch, and Charity Cayton
Three different technological activities to explore parameters of quadratic functions each has its own pros and cons.
Rachel B. Snider
Examples are an essential part of mathematics teaching and learning, used on a daily basis to teach and practice content. Yet, selecting good examples for teaching is complex and challenging. This article presents ideas to consider when selecting examples, drawn from a research study with algebra 2 teachers.
Excerpts from discussion threads on the online MyNCTM community.