Synopses & Reviews
A Volume in The Montana Mathematics Enthusiast: Monograph Series in Mathematics EducationSeries Editor Bharath Sriraman, The University of MontanaThe intent of this monograph is to showcase successful implementation ofmathematical discourse in the classroom. Some questions that might beaddressed are: * How does a teacher begin to learn about using discourse purposefully toimprove mathematics teaching and learning?* How is discourse interwoven into professional development content courses toprovide teachers with the tools necessary to begin using discourse in their ownclassrooms?* What does a discourse-rich classroom look like and how is it different from other classrooms, from both theteacher's and the students' perspectives?* How can teachers of pre-service teachers integrate discourse into their content and methods courses?* How can we use discourse research to inform work with teachers, both pre- and in-service, for example, to helpthem know how to respond to elicited knowledge from students in their classrooms?* What are the discourse challenges in on-line mathematics courses offered for professional development? Canon-line classrooms also be discourse-rich? What would that look like?* In what ways does mathematical discourse differ from discourse in general?