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

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

What’s in a name?

This post is by reader and strings enthusiast Laura Bofferding, Assistant Professor, Purdue University I was first introduced to number … More

(Re)Thinking Context

A recent conversation between two New York City math educators, Carol Mosesson-Teig and Kara Imm Kara, I have been thinking … More

Moving straight ahead

Those of you who are fans of the middle school curriculum Connected Math Project (CMP) will especially appreciate this string. … More