Research by Two BYU MathEd Faculty Featured in NCTM’s Latest Book

Research by Two BYU MathEd Faculty Featured in NCTM’s Latest Book

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In April of this year, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics published a book featuring research from professors at many highly acclaimed universities, including two BYU Mathematics Education faculty members. The book, Enhancing Classroom Practice, aimed to make the research behind principles found in an earlier publication (Principles to Action) available to all current and future math teachers, coaches, administrators, and teacher educators. BYU Mathematics Education faculty Dr. Blake Peterson and Dr. Keith Leatham both coauthored chapters featured in the book. Dr. Peterson and Rina Viramontes, a teacher at Chaparral Middle School in New Mexico, discussed ways for teachers to support students in productive struggles with their article, “Key Questions to Guide Teachers in Supporting Productive Struggle in Learning Mathematics.” This article also illustrated how tasking students to solve challenging…
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