Encouraging Mathematical Thinking


 Abstract
 Introduction

 Discourse
 Interventions
 Decisions

 Cylinder Problem
 Lesson Reflections
 Student Predictions

 Project Reflections
 Conclusion

 References
 Acknowledgments
 Teacher Resources



Authors'
Biographies

Table of Contents


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Encouraging Mathematical Thinking: 
			Discourse and a Rich Problem

Table of Contents



A.

Abstract

B.

Introduction

C.

The Teacher's Role in Encouraging Discourse
 

1.

Teacher Interventions
 

2.

Making Decisions

D.

The Cylinder Problem: Promoting discourse
 

1.

Elementary Level Lesson Plan
   Family Math Activity
 

2.

Middle School Lesson Plan
 

3.

High School Lesson Plan
   Constant perimeter project
 

4.

Calculus Lesson Plan
   Constant perimeter project

E.

Reflections on the Lesson

F.

Student Predictions

G.

Project Reflections

H.

Conclusion

I.

References

J.

Acknowledgments

K.

Lesson Plans and Resources
   


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