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Czocher, Jennifer A.; Moss, Diana L. – Mathematics Teacher, 2017
Why are math modeling problems the source of such frustration for students and teachers? The conceptual understanding that students have when engaging with a math modeling problem varies greatly. They need opportunities to make their own assumptions and design the mathematics to fit these assumptions (CCSSI 2010). Making these assumptions is part…
Descriptors: Mathematical Models, Problem Solving, Mathematics Instruction, High School Students
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Richardson, Janessa; Bachman, Rachel M. – Mathematics Teacher, 2017
This article describes a preservice teacher's imaginative exploration of completing the square through a process of reasoning and sense making. She recounts historical perspectives and her own discoveries in the process of completing the square. Through this process of sense making, she engaged with the content standard of completing the square to…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematical Logic
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Freeburn, Ben; Arbaugh, Fran – Mathematics Teacher, 2017
"Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All" (NCTM 2014, p. 10) contains eight research-informed teaching practices that have been shown to support students' mathematical thinking and learning. Two teaching practices highlighted herein are "to elicit and use evidence of students' thinking" and "support…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Mathematical Logic, Thinking Skills
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Jacobson, Erik – Mathematics Teacher, 2014
For many students, making connections between mathematical ideas and the real world is one of the most intriguing and rewarding aspects of the study of mathematics. In the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSI 2010), mathematical modeling is highlighted as a mathematical practice standard for all grades. To engage in mathematical…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Models, Mathematical Logic, Teaching Methods
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Truxaw, Mary P.; DeFranco, Thomas C. – Mathematics Teacher, 2007
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) has consistently recognized communication as essential to reform-oriented mathematics teaching (NCTM 1991, 2000). In this article, the authors propose a strategic mix of univocal and dialogic discourse that, when used in conjunction with an "inductive model of teaching," can promote…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Classroom Techniques, Teaching Models