Promoting Purposeful Discourse: Teacher Research in Mathematics Classrooms
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Discourse by Math teachers, candid and powerful. Jeni Halimun When reading this book, I feel that I am also in the classroom trying to reform my teaching.The chapters in the book reveal how Math teachers are in the frontline to share and to prove that reform is possible. The teachers openly share the setback and successful stories. The teachers volunteered in this 4 years project because th
How important is discourse in the mathematics classroom? Interest in this question has grown dramatically as mathematics education has recognized the role of communication in understanding. This book presents portraits of teaching by secondary school teachers who have closely observed classroom communication, conversation, and discourse and have sought to use them to improve the quality of their teaching and their students' learning.