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NCTM 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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

120- Impact and Implications of Math Discourse Interventions in Preschools

Thursday, April 16, 2015: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
255 (BCEC)


Lead Speaker:
Sudha Swaminathan
Jeffrey Trawick-Smith


Our presentation provides empirical support for preschool interventions promoting math conversations in play. In our study, experienced teachers who used math conversations during play significantly impacted number and geometry interactions. Also, preschool teachers increased their levels of math talk after only brief meetings with a researcher.


Presentation Format: Research Session


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