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
José N. Contreras
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.
Thomas Edwards, S. Asli Özgün-Koca, and Kenneth Chelst
A quadratic equation was the basis for activities involving both concrete and technological representations.
Danielle R. Divis and Tyler Johnson
This practitioner article describes a lesson carried out in a high school classroom at the conclusion of a unit on exponential growth. Two teachers use a series of music-related activities to engage students in using and connecting multiple representations of exponential growth while exploring musical frequencies on a piano.
Nina G. Bailey, Samuel D. Reed, Kristen Fye, Allison W. McCulloch,, and Jennifer N. Lovett
Dynamic representations situated within a “Which One Doesn’t Belong?” routine can extend students’ exploration of functions and can enable a focus on the variant and invariant characteristics of mathematical objects.
Micah S. Stohlmann
An escape room can be a great way for students to apply and practice mathematics they have learned. This article describes the development and implementation of a mathematical escape room with important principles to incorporate in escape rooms to help students persevere in problem solving.
Micah S. Stohlmann
Dude Perfect has one of the most popular YouTube channels in the United States. An example mathematical activity connected to a Dude Perfect video is described along with the incorporation of assessing and advancing questions.
The paper discusses technology that can help students master four triangle centers -- circumcenter, incenter, orthocenter, and centroid. The technologies are a collection of web-based apps and dynamic geometry software. Through use of these technologies, multiple examples can be considered, which can lead students to generalizations about triangle centers.
Nicole L. Fonger
Designing activities to reconcile multiple representations supports students' focus and fluency.