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Call for Manuscripts: Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School

Features

In addition to active calls for manuscripts on particular topics, as listed below, the Editorial Panel of MTMS is interested in publishing articles the full range of topics in middle school mathematics education.

Technology in the Math Classroom
Readers are invited to submit manuscripts addressing the use of technology in the mathematics classroom. We especially invite responses from middle school classroom teachers who detail their experiences. Given the rapid change in the power and nature of available technology, not to mention the ways that students may embrace technologies differently from teachers, the MTMS Editorial Panel seeks manuscripts that address this ongoing challenge.

2015 Focus Issue: Mathematical Modeling
Mathematical modeling can engage students in writing, using multiple representations, making conjectures, applying mathematics to real-world contexts, and assessing error. The Editorial Panel of MTMS invites authors to share ideas and classroom experiences with mathematical modeling in grades 5−9 for consideration for the 2015 Focus Issue. The deadline for submissions has passed. 

Response to Intervention (RtI)
Response to Intervention (RtI) is described as a multitiered approach to identify and assist students who need additional help in grasping a concept to avoid failure. The Editorial Panel of Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School invites you to share your ideas about interventions in the middle-grades mathematics classroom, particularly addressing innovative strategies and their effectiveness, including algebra readiness.

Discourse
Effective discourse happens when students articulate their own ideas and seriously consider their peers’ mathematical perspectives as a way to construct mathematical understandings. Manuscripts submitted in response to this call should  discuss mathematical communication that occurs in a classroom

All calls are open unless otherwise noted.

Departments

Informing Practice
This department relates lessons learned from research to classroom practice for teachers.

Mathematical Explorations
Provides lessons with activity sheets that teachers can use directly in the classroom.

Ongoing Department Calls
There is a place in MTMS for your ideas. If your idea doesn't warrant a 2500 word manuscript, your work will fit here.  

General Submission Information

 


 

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