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ERIC Number: EJ813438
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Oct
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 10
ISSN: ISSN-1072-0839
Thinking through a Lesson: Successfully Implementing High-Level Tasks
Smith, Margaret S.; Bill, Victoria; Hughes, Elizabeth K.
Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, v14 n3 p132-138 Oct 2008
This article focuses on the Thinking Through a Lesson Protocol (TTLP) that is intended to facilitate the design of lessons based on cognitively challenging mathematics tasks. Included is a discussion of the key features of the TTLP, suggestions on ways in which the protocol can be used as a tool for collaborative lesson planning, and a discussion of the potential benefits of using the TTLP. (Contains 3 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Middle Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A