In this article, the authors share two lessons that incorporate children’s literature with the Pythagorean theorem and area to engage preservice teachers (PSTs) mathematically. Sample responses, example texts, and future work are discussed.
This document was originally published in Ohio Journal of School Mathematics by Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Copyright restrictions may apply. https://library.osu.edu/ojs/index.php/OJSM/article/view/6879
Wheeler, Ann; Champion, Joe; and Dybvig, Holly. (2019). "Using Literature to Engage Students Mathematically". Ohio Journal of School Mathematics, 8, 212-23.