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## Student Engagement with the “Into Math Graph" Tool

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.

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## Calendar and Solutions – August 2014

A set of problems of many types.

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## Media Clips: Mosquitoes; Pythagorean Baseball

Students analyze items from the media to answer mathematical questions related to the article. This month's clips examine why raindrops do not crush mosquitoes and feature an application of the Pythagorean theorem to baseball. The mathematics involved includes dimensional analysis, ratio and proportion, and the Pythagorean theorem.

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## Reader Reflections – May 2014

Readers comment on published articles or offer their own ideas.

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## Car Talk Puzzler // Got Pennies?

Students analyze items from the media to answer mathematical questions related to the article. Exponents and working with large numbers are the underlying mathematical ideas this month.

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## Using KenKen to Build Reasoning Skills

Through KenKen puzzles, students can explore parity, counting, subsets, and various problem-solving strategies.

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## Media Clips: The Psychology of Discounting: Something Doesn't Add Up//Math-hattan

Students analyze media items to answer related mathematical questions. This month's clips feature a percentage discount and a walking tour of Manhattan, which leads to probability and geometry questions.

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## Calendar and Solutions – October 2013

A set of problems of many types.

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## Delving Deeper: Geometry of the Fibonacci Matrix

Diagonalization of the Fibonacci matrix ties the sequence to geometry.

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## Mathematical Lens: Up on the Roof

Students analyze a photograph to solve mathematical questions related to the images captured in the photograph. This month, photographs of ceiling trusses provide a setting for a geometry discussion.