Examining Mistakes to Shift Student Thinking

  • Examining Mistakes to Shift Student Thinking

    James C. Willingham, Jeremy F. Strayer, Angela T. Barlow, and Alyson E. Lischka
    During a lesson on ratios involving percentages of paint, four research-based criteria are used to evaluate students’ mistakes. The takeaway is that painting all mistakes with the same brush can also be a blunder.