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Reflections is published twice a year to include peer-reviewed scholarly articles, practical lesson plans, and thought-provoking insights that further conversations around teaching and learning mathematics. Timely updates regarding GCTM news, conferences, and updates will now be sent out through GCTM newsletters on a more frequent basis. (Click here for printable Call for Manuscripts flyer.

What to become a contributor?

Contributors to this journal will receive feedback from our reviewers, and if published, free GCTM dues for a year.  Follow the guidelines below and send your submission to Dr. Becky Gammill at Along with the submission, the following should be included for each author:

School and/or school system
Short professional biography
Profile picture to include with the article.

Once reviewed, potential authors will receive timely feedback and status of acceptance via email. 

Currently seeking manuscripts on 

Snippet Ideas

        • Spotlight of mathematical artwork (students or teachers)
        • Honoring a mentor or collaborator the has personally impacted your career
        • Book or film reviews or recommendations
        • Reflections on teaching and learning
        • Feedback on GCTM events and opportunities


If you wish to discuss your ideas for a topic prior to submission, please reach out to Dr. Becky Gammill, the Publications Editor, for more details. 

Ready to submit a manuscript?  Click here to get started or scan the QR Code below. 

Submission Guidelines

Manuscript Format

Manuscripts should be single-spaced, with 1/2-inch margins on all sides, typed in 12-point, Times New Roman font and follow the latest edition of the APA style guide. Manuscripts should be submitted in MS Word. Please embed any images or photos within your manuscript. Include an image of the authors and the authors bios within the document. To increase the likelyhood that the manuscript will be published, please include charts, tables, or images that are appropriate to the article as well. 

Manuscript Submission

Manuscripts should be submitted to within the form , and questions about the manuscripts may be sent to Dr. Becky Gammill ( Manuscripts are accepted for consideration with the understanding that they have not been published previously and are not being considered simultaneously for publication elsewhere. Along with your submission, you must also include an author bio and photograph that will accompany your piece within Reflections.

Manuscript Publication

When a manuscript is accepted for publication, the editor/journal reviewers may make suggestions or revisions in consultation with the principal author. However, because of publication deadlines, the editor reserves the right to make minor revisions without seeking prior approval from the author. Release statements for all copyrighted materials must be received prior to publication. If student work or images are used within your submission, make sure to include the proper release forms from your school district so that those materials may be included with your work.

Length of Submissions

We accept submissions of various types and lengths. Please look at previous issues of Reflections to get an idea of how long or short a piece should be. The following lengths are flexible, but recommended.

  • Teacher Reflections: 1 – 3 pages.
  • Lesson: 4 – 6 pages (including references, resources, and teacher keys.)
  • Research: 6 – 10 pages. Longer studies may shorted or broken up into smaller pieces for sequential publication releases.
  • Snippets (Book reviews, student artwork, sharing a short teaching or mathematics tip): 1 – 2 pages.

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