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NCTM 2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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

560- Why and How to Let Students Struggle? Thoughts from Research

Saturday, April 16, 2016: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
2005 (Moscone)


Lead Speaker:
Blake E. Peterson

Handouts NCTM 2016 - Productive Struggle - San Fran handout.pdf


Principles to Actions endorses “supporting productive struggle in learning mathematics.” With a common societal belief that student struggle indicates poor teaching, allowing and supporting student struggle seem foreign. We will discuss research on the benefits of this practice and some suggestions to effectively support student productive struggle.


Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session