National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2013 Research Presession

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

Wednesday, April 17, 2013: 3:20 PM
Room 110/112 (Colorado Convention Center)
Sean P Yee , California State University, Fullerton, FULLERTON, CA
By introducing the linguistic tool of conceptual metaphor, students and teachers articulated a system of shared experiences for problem solving. Instead of defining problem solving globally, this study shows how conceptual metaphor theory locally defines problem solving to give students a voice, help teachers actively listen, and offer researchers a novel hermeneutic methodology.