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## Mathematical Connections: Many Faces of the Truncated Icosahedron

Examine this geometric figure in light of a set of connections among fields such as architecture, geometry, science, sports, technology, and associated uses, models, and discoveries.

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## Give Plants an Inch; They’ll Take a Yard

A real-world integrated activity allows middle school students to design a scale drawing for a garden at their school.

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## Golden Circles

An artist uses graphic tools and circles to illuminate the illusive concept of the golden ratio.

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## Bodies in Motion: Exploring Dynamic Angles

The authors describe a fourth-grade lesson that promotes understanding of angle as a dynamic figure through use of a real-world tool used by physical therapists to measure joint motion.

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## Looking for Math in All the Right Places!

This article describes how fortuitous mathematical moments should be noticed, encouraged, embraced, and capitalized upon.

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## Using School Mathematics to Develop Students’ Data Literacy Skills

To be literate in a society where the information shared online is often exploited, learners should be exposed to multiple aspects of contemporary predictive modeling. Explore a lesson in which students learned an algorithm used in practice to automate the process of making recommendations.

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## Mathematical Modeling as a Tool for Empowerment

Ear to the Ground features voices from several corners of the mathematics education world.

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## Exploring Matrices with Spreadsheets

Bridge the digital divide by teaching students a useful technological skill while enhancing mathematics instruction focused on real-life matrix applications.

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## Puddle Play!

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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.