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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2016 Research Conference

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

16- Conferring in the Elementary Mathematics Classroom

Tuesday, April 12, 2016: 9:15 AM-9:45 AM
3007 (San Francisco Convention Center)


Lead Speaker:
Jen Munson

Full Conference Paper
  • NCTM 2016 BR-Munson-Conferring in the Elementary Math Classroom.pdf (217.3 kB)

  • Description of Presentation:

    Math conferences, an interactional structure adapted from literacy instruction, can be used to provide responsive instruction in the moment to collaborating students. This qualitative study characterizes the math conference, identifies its defining feature—the nudge—and describes six types of nudges teacher use to push student thinking forward.

    Session Type: Brief Research Report

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