Classrooms were observed as teachers taught an investigation (several connected lessons) on number and operations. Segments of whole-group discussions that had the potential to extend student thinking were analyzed to gain insight into the focus issues. Semi-structured interviews---before, during, and after teaching the investigation---were conducted to gain insight into the teachers' thinking processes relevant to their actions and to understand the relationship between teachers' knowledge/beliefs and their instructional actions.In the Putting Together lesson, the first grade students were solving addition and subtraction story problems such as ... Also, it encouraged them to focus on the strategies and compare and contrast their strategies with the presented ones, andanbsp;...
|Title||:||What Allows Teachers to Extend Student Thinking During Whole-group Discussions|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|