Japanese Visitors

Japanese Visitors

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Professors Hiro Ninomiya from Saitama University, Kazuhiko Souma from Hokkaido University of Education, Susumu Kunimune from Shizuoka University and Yosuke Morooka, a graduate student from Saitama University, all visited BYU March 2013 to analyze mathematics instruction in both Utah and Japan. Please click here for more information.  
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NSF Grant Awarded

NSF Grant Awarded

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Keith Leatham and Blake Peterson along with their colleagues Laura Van Zoest from Western Michigan University and Shari Stockero from Michigan Technological University have been awarded a 4 year NSF grant entitled Leveraging MOSTs: Developing a Theory of Productive Use of Student Mathematical Thinking. In their experience working with preservice and novice teachers, these researchers have seen many "teachable moments" go unnoticed and unused by these novice teachers.One main goal of this grant is to carefully define a teachable moment which these researchers are calling a MOST (Mathematically significant pedagogical Opening to use Student Thinking). They will then identify ways to teach teachers how to recognize these MOSTs and effectively use them to help advance the student understanding of mathematics in the classroom. To do this they will be gathering…
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