Design projects to encourage your students’ self-efficacy and motivate mathematics learning by helping them apply their prior knowledge from real-world experiences.
Xiaobo She and Timothy Harrington
Get familiar with this visual instructional tool to help students make sense of mathematical relationships and select suitable operations for word problems at varied grade levels.
Kathryn Lavin Brave, Mary McMullen, and Cecile Martin
The application of exact terminology benefits students when forming and supporting mathematical arguments virtually.
A third-grade subtraction exploration in a learning community adds curiosity, productive struggle, discourse, engagement, and fun.
Neet Priya Bajwa and Jennifer M. Tobias
Two types of tasks have the potential to help second graders attend to structure and use initialmultiplicative ideas in their strategies to find the total.
Karen S. Karp, Sarah B. Bush, and Barbara J. Dougherty
Try these meaningful alternative approaches to helping students make sense of word problems.
Math is so much more than numbers.
Stefanie D. Livers, Kristin E. Harbour, and Lindsey Fowler
In our attempts to make a concept easier, we may hinder student learning.
Edited by Anna F. DeJarnette
A monthly set of problems targets a variety of ability levels.