Promoting Purposeful Discourse: Teacher Research in Mathematics Classrooms

Year: 
2009
Short Description: 
How important is discourse in the mathematics classroom? Interest in this question has grown dramatically as mathematics education has recognized the role of communication in understanding. This book presents portraits of teaching by secondary school teachers who have closely observed classroom communication, conversation, and discourse and have sought to use them to improve the quality of their teaching and their students' learning.
Resource Type: 
Publication