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NCTM 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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

35- Talking about Mathematics: Teachers’ Use of Contexts and Casual Language

Thursday, April 16, 2015: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM
203 (BCEC)


Lead Speaker:
Jeanne K. Shimizu


“If you divide by 0, you’ll go to math prison!” Findings from a qualitative study of seven secondary teachers’ efforts to make ideas of school algebra accessible to students will be shared. This session will focus on their creative use of language and contexts as they endeavored to support the interaction between students and ideas of school algebra.


Presentation Format: Higher Education Session