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

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

The Power of Strings

I’m embarrassed to say this, I have a vivid memory of around my fourth year of teaching 5th grade and … More