ERIC Number: EJ1034018
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 10
Teaching Mistakes or Teachable Moments?
Mueller, Mary; Yankelewitz, Dina
Kappa Delta Pi Record, v50 n3 p124-129 2014
Gain a new perspective on the sharing of erroneous solutions in classroom discussions. Based on their research in grades four and six, the authors reveal how student-to-student correction of errors promotes mathematical reasoning and understanding. Tips for teachers include strategies for using students' errors to encourage reasoning during classroom discussion.
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Error Correction, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Grade 4, Grade 6, Problem Solving, Misconceptions, Mathematical Logic, Video Technology, Manipulative Materials
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 4; Intermediate Grades; Grade 6; Middle Schools
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