We introduce the Into Math Graph tool, which students use to graph how “into" mathematics they are over time. Using this tool can help teachers foster conversations with students and design experiences that focus on engagement from the student’s perspective.
Amanda K. Riske, Catherine E. Cullicott, Amanda Mohammad Mirzaei, Amanda Jansen, and James Middleton
Gabriel Matney, Julia Porcella, and Shannon Gladieux
This article shares the importance of giving K-12 students opportunities to develop spatial sense. We explain how we designed Quick Blocks as an activity to engage our students in both spatial reasoning and number sense. Several examples of students thinking are shared as well as a classroom dialogue.
William C. Zahner
Principles for using groups in linguistically diverse classrooms are illustrated with a task about measurement and proportionality.
Lawrence O. Cannon
The article contains classroom enrichment suggestions related to Pythagorean triples. Topics discussed for student exploration can be adapted for any level from early algebra through early college.