Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School

  • Vol. 23, No. 4, January 2018

    Features

    Sararose D. Lynch, Jessica H. Hunt, and Katherine E. Lewis

    Consider strategies that create access while maintaining the cognitive demand of a mathematics task.

    Angela T. Barlow, Natasha E. Gerstenschlager, Jeremy F. Strayer, Alyson E. Lischka, D. Christopher Stephens, Kristin S. Hartland, and J. Christopher Willingham

    Examining two lessons using the same problem illuminates a way that scaffolding can support access to productive struggle.

    Jaclyn M. Murawska

    A cognitively demanding real-world task can help shape students’ mathematical dispositions.

    Cynthia Townsend, David Slavit, and Amy Roth McDuffie

    To support a growth mindset in students, consider components involving cognitive, social, and emotional aspects so that students can work within their zone of productive struggle.

    Departments

    By Way of Introduction
    Solve it
    Annie Perkins and Pamela J. Wells
    Cartoon Corner
    Hoyun Cho, Katie A. Hendrickson, and Rhonda Birnie
    Palette of Problems
    Stephan Pelikan, Anna F. DeJarnette, and Stephen Phelps
    Quick Reads
    Terri L. Kurz and Mi Yeon Lee
    Mathematical Explorations
    Madhavi Vishnubhotla and Mika Munakata
    Window on Resources
    Math for Real
    Christy Danko Graybeal
    Informing Practice
    Sarah B. Bush, Karen S. Karp, Richard Cox, Kristin Leigh Cook, Judith Albanese, and Matthew Karp