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Call for Articles: Teaching Children Mathematics

The TCM Editorial Panel is particularly interested in submissions from classroom teachers. Teacher Educators and Researchers are encouraged to seek out classroom practitioners as co-authors. Examples of potential topics are included in the following manuscript calls, however we would also be interested in other topics that address various aspects of teaching children mathematics. Feature articles are about 2500 words. 


  • CCSSM 
    The TCM Editorial Panel is interested in the next steps that are being taken in your school communities to address the expectations outlined in the CCSSM. In addition, we want to learn more about how classroom teachers are integrating the CCSSM into their classroom practice.
  • Early Childhood - Where math learning begins 
    Young children learn best when they are interested and engaged. Tell us how you excite, support and celebrate young mathematicians.  
  • Technology 
    How do you use technology to develop students’ understanding, stimulate their interest, and increase their proficiency in mathematics? Share your ideas about the effective use of technology in grades pre-K–6 mathematics classrooms.
  • Supporting Teacher Learning 
    Do you plan, facilitate, or support preservice or in-service teacher learning? We want to hear about your experiences.
  • Hot Topics 
    Hot topics include intervention strategies, assessment, connections, and professional learning collaborations.
  • What Did You Do in School Today? 
    Teach others by sharing a classroom experience that taught you a lesson.
  • From the Classroom 
    Lessons, strategies, communication, insights, games, manipulatives, assessment… if it affects your classroom, we want to hear about it.
  • General information about writing for Teaching Children Mathematics  


  • News & Views 
    Readers share information, perspectives, and responses to previously published articles and current issues in elementary school mathematics education.
  • Postscript
    Items are designed as rich “grab and go” resources. Submit your quick game, puzzle, activity or instructional strategy along with suggestions for how this idea can be utilized by teachers of different grade bands (K-1, 2-3, 4-6). Submissions are limited to 250 words.
  • Complete Department Guidelines  

All calls are open unless otherwise noted.

If you have questions or topic ideas that are not addressed in the above calls, please contact

General Submission Information 

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