National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2013 Annual Meeting and Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

301- Raising Awareness of the Opportunity Gap in Mathematics Classrooms

Thursday, April 18, 2013: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM
505 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Kelly W Edenfield
Wendy B. Sanchez

Opportunity gaps exist in the quality of mathematical tasks and discourse provided to students from a variety of backgrounds. We will discuss an activity used with our preservice teachers, along with their work, to highlight the increased awareness of such gaps that preservice and in-service teachers might gain after engaging in this exercise.

Presentation Format: Preservice and In-Service Session
Grade Band Audience: Preservice and Inservice

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