Unpacking the Practice of Probing Student Thinking

  • Unpacking the Practice of Probing Student Thinking

    Dawn Teuscher, Brigham Young University; J. Matt Switzer, Texas Christian University; Tyler Morwood, Brigham Young University
    Researchers have called on teacher educators to break down complex teaching practices to assist preservice teachers in learning these practices. In this article, we unpack the practice of probing student thinking while providing evidence that as sophisticated users of various teaching practices, mathematics teacher educators may be unaware of preservice teachers’ varied and naïve images and understandings of teaching practices.
    Keywords: Framework; Mathematics methods course; Probing student thinking; Scholarship of teaching; Secondary preservice mathematics teachers; Teaching practices; Video analysis and reflection