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Students' Building on One Another's Mathematical Ideas

Miriam Gamoran Sherin, David Louis and Edith Prentice Mendez 

November 2000, Volume 6, Issue 3, Page 186

Abstract:
Encouraging students to use one another's ideas as a basis for thinking and learning about mathematics develops rich classroom discourse. A focus on "building" develops a classroom community.

Keywords:
Article
Conceptual Development
Communication
Grades 6-8
Teacher
Sampling