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NCTM 2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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

158- Posing Purposeful Questions

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM
135 (Moscone)


Lead Speaker:
Marcy B. Wood

Handouts PPQ 2016 Handout.pdf


Student talk is essential for learning math. Yet, as teachers, it is quite challenging to both reduce our talk and encourage students to say more. This presentation will describe how posing questions can purposefully engage students in rich mathematical discussions. We will also discuss how to overcome barriers that frequently stop student talk.


Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session