Productive Mathematical Discussions in Teaching Through Problem Solving

Awsaf Abdulla Alwarsh


This paper focuses on the importance of mathematical discussions and how can these discussions be conducted during teaching mathematics through problem-solving approach. In teaching through problem solving, mathematical dissuasions aim to develop students’ reasoning and connect students’ solution strategies with new mathematical ideas. To enhance these types of discussions, mathematics teachers need to apply sociomathematical norms, make specific talk moves, and plan for discussions in advance.

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