A real-world integrated activity allows middle school students to design a scale drawing for a garden at their school.
Katherine N. Vela, Michelle Parslow, Rita Hagevik, and Kathy Cabe Trundle
Surani Joshua, James Drimalla, Dru Horne, Heather Lavender, Alexandra Yon, Cameron Byerley, Hyunkyoung Yoon, and Kevin Moore
The Relative Risk Tool web app allows students to compare risks relating to COVID-19 with other more familiar risks, to make multiplicative comparisons, and to interpret them.
This department provides a space for current and past PK–12 teachers of mathematics to connect with other teachers of mathematics through their stories that lend personal and professional support.
Emiliano Gómez, Risa A. Wolfson, and Introduction by: Trena L. Wilkerson
When implementing this task, you see multiple effective teaching practices at play (
Deanna Pecaski McLennan
For the Love of Mathematics
Amanda K. Riske, Catherine E. Cullicott, Amanda Mohammad Mirzaei, Amanda Jansen, and James Middleton
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.
Elizabeth Suazo-Flores and Lisa Roetker
We describe how a group of eighth-grade students reasoned abstractly and quantitatively after the teacher fostered their engagement by using moves such as inviting students to draw and revoicing talk in a real-world context task.
William DeLeeuw, Samuel Otten, and Ruveyda Karaman Dundar
The planful use of boardspace can help move the structure and regularity to the visual realm and make it more readily perceivable by students.
Amanda L. Cullen, Carrie A. Lawton, Crystal S. Patterson, and Craig J. Cullen
In this lesson, third graders were asked how many degrees is a full rotation around a circle. After we gave students time and space to disagree, to make and test conjectures, and to explore, they reasoned about angle as turn and determined a full rotation is 360 degrees.
Sandra M. Linder and Amanda Bennett
This article presents examples of how early childhood educators (prek-2nd grade) might use their daily read alouds as a vehicle for increasing mathematical talk and mathematical connections for their students.