# 10 Ways to Develop a Community During Number Strings

1. Be explicit at the start that getting more voices, more ideas into our conversation is our goal, because we … More

# Redesigning math communities for distance learning

About Kathy: Kathy Minas is a 5th grade teacher at a public school in Los Angeles. She is an enthusiastic mathematician … More

# Keeping our math communities humming

In this post, Kara Imm shares a May 2020 interview with Kate Smallberg about how to transition our number strings … More

# Learning to “trust the ten”—Developing a community of first grade mathematicians

Teacher-author Lindsay Pardeck is in her 7th year of teaching first grade at Eureka Elementary in the Rockwood School District. … More

# The Mathematics of Core Sampling: Division of Fractions

About the Co-Authors Keely Zaientz and Corey Levin teach 6th and 8th grade math in an integrated co-teaching classroom at … More

# Trusting the digits: Developing place value understanding

For several years, across various school communities, a teacher will tell me, “My kids don’t really have a strategy for … More

# Life beyond the algorithm: Division of decimals

About the author: Kit Golan Kit is an MfA Master Teacher teaching 6th and 7th grade math in a NYC … More

# Cars, coffee, and climbing stairs: Inviting students into the story

Here’s another important contribution from our friend and colleague Marcelle Good — a 6th grade teacher at School of the … More

# Feet, inches and yards: Conversions on a ratio table

This post is from our friend and colleague Kathy Minas, a 4th grade teacher at PS 158, and an avid … More

# Numeracy for high school: A unique challenge

Here’s a conversation between collaborators and friends Kara Imm (Co-Director, Math in the City) and Geoffrey Enriquez  (Math Teacher, Vanguard … More

# A “juicy” dilemma

This number string is inspired by an investigation (Comparing and Scaling, Investigation 1.2) from the Connected Math Project curriculum for … More

# So, what’s the story?

This number string attempts to do something a little different — it begins with the model (instead of the problem), … More

# On the rug with Angela

It’s late in the school year and I’m sitting on the edge of the rug in Angela Fiorito’s 1st grade … More

# Why Conjectures Matter

This post is from our colleague and friend William Deadwyler, a 6th grade math teacher and strings enthusiast who works … More

# What the kids say…..

I’ve known Rachel Carr for many, many years.  She shepherded me through that exhilarating and exhausting first year of teaching … More

# Beyond Skip Counting

This post comes to us from strings enthusiast and middle school teacher Marcelle Good, who works at School of the … More