Why and How to let Students Struggle? Thoughts from Research

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Abstract/Description:

Principles to Action endorses “Supporting Productive Struggle in Learning Mathematics.” With a common societal belief that student struggle indicates poor teaching, allowing and supporting student struggle seems foreign. We will discuss research on the benefits of this practice and some suggestions to effectively support student productive struggle.


Location: NCTM Conference, San Francisco, California
Presenter:

Blake E. Peterson, Brigham Young University