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ERIC Number: EJ780995
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Nov
Pages: 6
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0025-5769
A Writing Workshop in Mathematics: Community Practice of Content Discourse
Fernsten, Linda A.
Mathematics Teacher, v101 n4 p273-278 Nov 2007
The well-planned writing workshop is an effective tool for expanding the mathematical discourse of students and helping them become more skillful writers in the discipline. This article reviews a step-by-step process for conducting a workshop and details different reader response strategies. It also offers suggestions for various types of mathematical writing assignments that lend themselves to productive workshop discussion. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A