A Case Study of Two Teachers: Teacher Questions and Student Explanations

  • Lisa B. Warner
  • Roberta Y. Schorr
  • Cecilia C. Arias
  • Lina Sanchez
Part of the International Perspectives on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematical Modelling book series (IPTL)


Abstract We focus on the ways in which two middle school teachers interacted with their students at various points during a long-term University-based professional development project. Our specific focus in this report is on the types of changes that occurred in the ways in which the teachers provided opportunities for their students to defend and justify solutions and communicate directly with their peers.


Mathematical Idea Hypothetical Situation Student Thinking Division Problem Middle School Teacher 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Rutgers UniversityNewarkUSA

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