ERIC Number: EJ455042
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
"Silent Teacher" and Mathematics as Reasoning.
Schwartz, James E.
Arithmetic Teacher, v40 n2 p122-24 Oct 1992
Describes the use and rationale of "Silent Teaching," a teaching technique in which the teacher remains silent as students generate and evaluate hypotheses while trying to understand an as-yet undiscovered concept. (MDH)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Concept Formation, Discovery Learning, Discovery Processes, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Elementary Education, Group Discussion, Interpersonal Communication, Learning Processes, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Patterns in Mathematics, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A