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Finding the MOST Teachable Moments

Finding the MOST Teachable Moments

Imagine yourself sitting in your high school math class. As your teacher is speaking, another student raises his hand to ask a question, and he and your teacher start having their own back-and-forth dialogue about an equation that has been written on the board. Lost...
Using Math to Understand Your World—And Your Neighbor

Using Math to Understand Your World—And Your Neighbor

Like all math teachers, Professor Kate Johnson of the Mathematics Education Department studies variables. The variables that Johnson examines, however, usually don’t show up on the page. Johnson researches how math teachers understand personal and social identity and...