The Texas Math Teacher

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Publishing Opportunities

Call For Articles

Texas Mathematics Teacher seeks articles on issues of interest to mathematics educators, especially K-12 classroom teachers in Texas. All readers are encouraged to contribute articles. Manuscripts should adhere to the general publishing guidelines listed below. Deadline for submissions: Fall, July 1; Spring, January 1. Please contact our journal staff with your article and information.

Call for Voices from the Classroom/Classroom Activities

Teachers are encouraged to submit articles for Voices From the Classroom, including inspirational stories, exemplary lessons, or management tools. Educators are encouraged to submit classroom activities or lessons for the journal. If submitting a lesson, it should include identification of the appropriate grade level and any prerequisites. These manuscripts are not peer reviewed, but are edited in-house and should adhere to the general publishing guidelines listed above. Deadline for submissions: Fall, July 1; Spring, January 1. Please contact our journal staff with your story and information.

Reviewers Needed

Apply or nominate a peer to become a reviewer by sending an email to our journal staff. Teachers are especially encouraged to apply..

Call for Lone Star News

Announcements for the Lone Star News include, but are not limited to, NCTM affiliated group announcements, announcements of upcoming professional meetings, and member updates. Please keep us and your members informed, contact our journal and web staff with your affiliated group's updates.

Additional Calls

The Texas Mathematics Teacher seeks submissions for the following departments. All readers are encouraged to contribute.

  • Recommended Reading/Resources/Software/App
  • On the Cover
  • Puzzle Corner
  • Quotes for Thought

Any images submitted for On the Cover must be original to the author and include a half page description of the image. Puzzle Corner submissions should include the solution.

Call for Advertisements:

For-Profit Organizations and businesses interested in placing an advertisement for mathematics materials should contact the journal staff. Advertisements do not imply endorsement by TCTM’s board, editorial staff or members. Deadline for submissions: Fall, August 1; Spring February 1. Our pricing structure is as follows.


Cost (For one run publication)

Black and White


1/8 page

(one picture max)



3.625” w x 2.3” h

¼ page



3.625” w x 4.875”h

½ page



7.5” w x 4.875” h

½ page back cover



7.5” w x 4.875” h

Full page



With bleed: 9” w x 11.5” h

No bleed: 7.5” w x 10” h

Full page back inside cover



With bleed: 9” w x 11.5” h

No bleed:7.5” w x 10” h

General Guidelines for Submission

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check their submission compliance with each of the following items. Submissions that do not adhere to these guidelines may be returned to authors.

General Preparation Checklist

  • The manuscript has not been previously published and is not simultaneously being considered for publication elsewher
  • The manuscript is in Microsoft Word format.
  • All graphics, tables, and figures should be embedded in the manuscript.
  • The manuscript follows the most current APA guidelines with in-text citations as well as references at the end of the article. When possible, DOIs should be utilized in the references.
  • The manuscript is double spaced, Times New Roman, size 12 font, with 1 inch margins on all sides.
  • The manuscript’s title page should include the title of the article/activity, author name, affiliation, mailing address, email address, phone number, and the intended target audience.  No author names should appear on the manuscript after the title page.
  • The author should indicate whether his or her email address can be published with the article.

Receipt of manuscripts will be acknowledged.  If the manuscript is accepted for publication, the editor/reviewers may make suggestions or revisions in consultation with the principal author. Receipts for all copyrighted materials must be received prior to publication.