National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2013 Research Presession

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12- Discussion Orchestration's Effect on Students’ Social Comparisons

Monday, April 15, 2013: 5:30 PM-6:45 PM
Lobby A (Colorado Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Yukari Yamakawa
Ellen Ansell

Description of Presentation:

This study describes discussion orchestration in one third-grade teacher’s classroom from the perspective of social comparison theory. The teacher’s positioning of student strategies contributed to ranking strategies depending on their relative sophistication, which sometimes triggered students’ social comparison behaviors.

Session Type: Poster Session

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