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NCTM 2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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

142- Choosing Tasks for Productive Struggle, Not Frustration

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM
3005 (Moscone)


Lead Speaker:
Jaclyn M. Murawska

Handouts Session 142 Murawska Choosing Tasks for Productive Struggle NCTM 2016.pdf


Identifying cognitively demanding real-world tasks is the first step toward promoting productive struggle in mathematics. Participants will explore how to choose worthwhile tasks for productive struggle, how to effectively implement them while keeping frustration in check, and how these experiences can shape students' mathematical dispositions.


Presentation Format: 10-12 Session


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