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Description:

In this 8-page article (PDF) Kastberg and Frye explain how sociomathematical norms can improve students' mathematical proficiency. The article focuses on a 6th grade class working through a ratio comparison problem. In this classroom students had been encouraged to question and challenge their own solutions as well as peer's solutions, leading to deeper mathematical understanding through valuing the differences in problem solving and reasoning.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Grade 3,Grade 6,NSDL,Grade 4,Grade 5,Visual representation,Strategies,Mathematics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728160948113T,Arithmetic,Analyze and persevere,Process skills,Number and operations,Upper Elementary,Mathematical language,Ratio and proportion,Modeling,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Middle School,Problem solving,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Comparison of numbers,Practice Standards,Elementary School,Representation,Communication,Critique reasoning,Education,Construct arguments,Reasoning

Language:

English

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