Introduce your students to a fun and innovative game to encourage precise communication
Courtney Starling and Ian Whitacre
Erin Turner, Amanda T. Sugimoto, Kathleen Stoehr, and Erica Kurz
Research-based strategies are described for supporting students as they mathematize real-world scenarios and create inequalities to model situations and contexts from their own lives.
Janet Sharp and Rachael M. Welder
Students notoriously struggle with division of fractions in 5 key areas. Hear what those 5 areas are and how recommendations address the limitations.
A cartoon highlighting growth of a retirement fund is coupled with a full-page activity sheet.
Patricia E. Swanson
Strategies that foster self-awareness, help regulate emotions, and encourage problem-solving perseverance can turn mathematical fight or flight into re-engagement.
Esther M. H. Billings, David C. Coffey, John Golden, and Pamela J. Wells
A professional development workshop supports teachers' understanding of the Standards for Mathematical Practice and helps them transfer this knowledge to the middle school classroom.
Wendy P. Ruchti and Cory A. Bennett
Solutions coupled with drawings can illustrate students' understandings or misunderstandings, particularly in the area of proportional reasoning.
Terri L. Kurz and Barbara Bartholomew
To support mathematical investigations, use this framework to guide students in constructing art-based and technology-based literature.
Leigh Haltiwanger and Amber M. Simpson
Allowing students to write in mathematics class can promote critical thinking, illustrate an awareness of mathematical connections, and result in clear communication as they share ideas comfortably with peers.
when will I ever use this?
Calculating a half-life, the approximate time it takes for the body to remove one-half the active ingredient in a medicine, provides the real-life tie-in to this activity.