2016 Focus Issue: Teaching Mathematics Online (PDF)
The MT Editorial Panel invites submissions
on how online technologies can be leveraged for mathematics learning and how
these can balance and complement traditional classroom formats.
On the Front Burner: Emerging Issues in Mathematics Education (PDF)
This is an exciting
time to be a mathematics educator! The recent global scrutiny of mathematics
education, curricular changes, and evolving technological innovations generate
controversial positions. Mathematics
Teacher welcomes manuscripts that “stir the pot” on provocative current
issues in mathematics education.
Great Problems (PDF)
that engage students, promote inquiry, and generate rich discussions are central
to effective classrooms. Share your great problems with MT readers.
Statistics and Probability (PDF)
make and interpret decisions in today’s world, we all must be statistically
literate. Help MT readers gain new perspectives on dynamic approaches
involving data and chance.
Mathematizing the World: An Invitation to Modeling (PDF)
Do you wrestle with
complexities of mathematical modeling in classrooms? Tell us how you
incorporate representations of real-world behavior and relationships among
experiment, data, form, and function.
Open the Door and Keep It Open (PDF)
The MT Editorial Panel welcomes manuscripts
that illustrate key ways in which teachers of entry-level courses can open the
door for students to learn mathematics.
teaching, learning, and relationships as well as recruitment and retention of
teachers. Let us know how you use, judge, and view assessment.
Reasoning and Sense Making (PDF)
Advocate a culture of reasoning and sense making in which students draw
conclusions based on evidence and develop understanding by connecting to
on published articles or share your own mathematics interest. Letters should
not exceed 500 words and are subject to abridgment.
MT’s version of an op-ed piece is a short, signed
statement, editorial in nature, that raises a significant issue or advocates a
point of view about some aspect of teaching or learning mathematics.
Media Clips (PDF)
items from the media focus on interesting uses or misuses of mathematics that
are appropriate for classroom study. Please provide accurate reference
information for the clip that you use.
are a springboard for mathematical inquiry. Encourage readers to see patterns
and relationships that they can extend in a mathematically playful way.
MT needs a
variety of problems, each trimmed to fit into one square on the calendar. About
half should be accessible to all students in grades 8–12. Submit an entire
month’s worth of problems or just a handful. Include complete solutions for
Activities for Students (PDF)
Model good questioning skills
with activities suitable for classroom use. Include discussion of student
thinking about the underlying concepts, connections, representations, and
Connecting Research to Teaching (PDF)
explicit connections between research and teaching practice. Articles would be
appropriate for reflective discussions at department meetings or any other
gathering of high school mathematics teachers.
Technology Tips (PDF)
materials and activities that use technology to enhance instruction, assessment,
and curriculum. Emphasis is on classroom-tested tips, easily adaptable to a
wide variety of classroom situations.
Classroom teachers are encouraged
to elaborate on new insights into familiar secondary school mathematics, expand
on connections between topics, or leave readers with a mathematical idea to
The Back Page: My Favorite Lesson (PDF)
a favorite lesson that works well with students and that other teachers might
adapt for their own classroom. The format is intended to be a one-page narrative,
around 600 words.
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