**Preface**: How can I (better) embrace mathematics? *David Scott Allen*

**Prologue** *Peter Appelbaum*

Response to Prologue: Be a student of mathematics learners

**Chapter 1**: Planning and assessment

Response to Chapter 1: Engage yourself in meaningful observation

Action Research 1 *Isaiah Manzella*, Numbers on Trial

MathWorlds 1: Reverse answer to questions

**Chapter 2**: A psychoanalytic perspective

Response to Chapter 2: Ask yourself to change

Action Research 2* Karen Cipriano*, Flexible interview project

MathWorlds 2: Multiple answers.

**Chapter 3**: You are a mathematician

Response to Chapter 3: Explore the vastness of mathematics

Action Research 3 *Karen Cipriano*, Mathematics journals

MathWorlds 3: Reading and writing mathematics

**Chapter 4**: Critical thinkers thinking critically

Response to Chapter 4: It is critical to think

Action Research 4 *Ada Rocchi*, Lesson: world population and wealth

MathWorlds 4: Pitching questions at various levels.

**Chapter 5**: Consuming culture: commodities and cultural resources

Response to Chapter 5: Emphasize the meaning-making of mathematics

Action Research 5* Colleen Murphy*, Problem solving through literature

MathWorlds 5: Turning "puzzles" into "problems" or "exercises"

**Chapter 6**: Metaphors for the classroom space

Response to Chapter 6: Take ownership of your classroom space

Action Research 6 *Kristin Iaccio*, Linking mathematics to social issues

MathWorlds 6: Same math, different metaphors

**Chapter 7**: Places where people learn mathematics

Response to Chapter 7: The classroom is always changing

Action Research 7 *Petal Sumner*, Empowering students who don’t learn

**Chapter 8:** When students don’t learn

Response to Chapter 8: We are all students

**Epilogue**: Becoming a teacher and changing with mathematics

**Afterword**: What will you write in your chapter?

**Appendices**