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NCTM 2015 Regional Conference & Exposition: Nashville, Tennessee

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

177- Transitioning to Proof: Activities That Promote Learning from One Another

Friday, November 20, 2015: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
101 E (Music City Center)


Lead Speaker:
Sarah K. Bleiler
Jeffrey D. Pair


How do students learn what counts as proof? In this session we share sample student work and video from an inquiry-based transition to proof course. Our purpose is to describe two instructional activities that students reported as most meaningful for helping them learn what counts as proof: a “peer critiquing" activity and a “group proof" activity.


Presentation Format: Higher Education Session