Use this activity to support students in working together, recognizing one another’s contributions, and leveraging their mathematical strengths to solve challenging problems.
Dorothy Y. White
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.
Zachary A. Stepp
“It's a YouTube World” (Schaffhauser, 2017), and educators are using digital tools to enhance student learning now more than ever before. The research question scholars need to explore is “what makes an effective instructional video?”.
Matt Enlow and S. Asli Özgün-Koca
This month's Growing Problem Solvers focuses on Data Analysis across all grades beginning with visual representations of categorical data and moving to measures of central tendency using a “working backwards” approach.
Denise L. Mirich and Laurie O. Cavey
Native American students make moccasins while developing measurement concepts.
Johannah Nikula and Courtney L. Nelson
Careful attention to lesson design and implementation can make the opportunities to learn, which are described in the Common Core, viable for all students—including English language learners.
Rachel Lambert and Despina A. Stylianou
One middle school teacher developed classroom routines to make challenging questions accessible to all learners in her class.
Christa Jackson, Cynthia Taylor, and Kelley Buchheister
Incorporating math games into the classroom will help your students become motivated problem solvers.
An analysis of problems from state assessments and other sources helps preservice teachers discover analogous mathematical representations.
Sydney M. Holbert and Angela T. Barlow
To support all students in meeting the Common Core's Standards for Mathematical Practice, consider the key features of tasks without words.