General Interest Session
This session will focus on two of
the effective teaching practices identified in Principles
to Actions: posing purposeful questions and facilitating
meaningful mathematical discourse. Video and narrative
examples of these practices will be provided and ways to
get starting in working on these practices in one's own
classroom will be discussed.
Margaret Smith is a professor in the Department of
Instruction and Learning in the School of Education
and a Senior Scientist at the Learning Research and
Development Center, both at the University of Pittsburgh.
She has edited numerous books or monographs, book
chapters, and peer-reviewed articles, and she has authored
or co-authored over 75 books, including 5 Practices
for Orchestrating Productive Mathematics Discussion
(coauthored with Mary Kay Stein). She was a member
of the writing team for Principles to Actions: Ensuring
Mathematical Success for All and is the chair of an NCTM
working group that is creating materials to support
implementation of the effective teaching practices in
Principles to Actions.
Location: 2024 (MOSCONE WEST)
Time and Date: Friday April 15, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Session Number: 270