Teaching Children Mathematics (NCTM)

NCTM Mathematics Education

Name: Teaching Children Mathematics  (NCTM)

 Website: http://www.nctm.org/publications/teaching-children-mathematics/

Contact: Jane Wilburne, Editor-in-Chief. Email: jmw41@psu.edu             

Description: This journal is intended as a resource for elementary school students, teachers, and teacher educators. The focus of the journal is on intuitive, exploratory investigations that use informal reasoning to help students develop a strong conceptual basis that leads to greater mathematical abstraction.

  • The foremost US teachers’ journal focusing on primary math education.
  • “Teaching Children Mathematics (TCM) is intended as a resource for elementary school students, teachers, and teacher educators. The focus of the journal is on intuitive, exploratory investigations that use informal reasoning to help students develop a strong conceptual basis that leads to greater mathematical abstraction. The journal’s articles have won numerous awards, including honors from the Society of National Association Publications.”
  • Publisher: NCTM
  • 30,517 readers (as of Jan 2011)
  • 20% acceptance rate (as of Jan 2011)
  • Published monthly during the academic year.

Handling of Manuscript: http://www.nctm.org/publications/write-review-referee/journals/Write-for-Teaching-Children-Mathematics/#