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Student Representations at the Center: Promoting Classroom Equity

Kara Imm; Despina Stylianou; Nabin Chae 

April 2008, Volume 13, Issue 8, Page 458

Abstract:
Article suggests that mathematical representations generated by students help in building classroom community, promote participation in classrooms, accountability for their mathematical growth, and further equity. Discussion follows a seventh grade lesson on multiplying fractions.

Keywords:
Article
Conceptual Development
Grades 6-8
Math Coordinator / Coach
Teacher
Lesson Plans
Fractions / Decimals / Percents / Rational Numbers
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Reasoning and Proof
Ratios / Proportions