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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition

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

129- The Power of Discourse: Engaging Underprepared Students in Rigorous Algebra

Thursday, April 10, 2014: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Grand Salon 3-6 (Hilton)
Lead Speaker:
Timothy M. Stoelinga
James Lynn

A persistent challenge for underprepared students who struggle in algebra is a lack of engagement. Evidence from research suggests that structured discourse provides a powerful pathway toward participation and sense making in algebra. In this session, the facilitation of "discourse communities" that broaden participation in algebraic thinking will be explored.

Presentation Format: 9-12 Session
Grade Band Audience: 9 to 12

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