Conner, Singletary, Smith, Wagner, & Francisco (2014)

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Teacher Support for Collective Argumentation: A Framework for Examining How Teachers Support Students' Engagement in Mathematical Activities

Abstract

We propose a framework for examining how teachers may support collective argumentation in secondary mathematics classrooms, including teachers' direct contributions to arguments, the kinds of questions teachers ask, and teachers' other supportive actions. We illustrate our framework with examples from episodes of collective argumentation occurring across 2 days in a teacher's classroom. Following from these examples, we discuss how the framework can be used to examine mathematical aspects of conversations in mathematics classrooms. We propose that the framework is useful for investigating and possibly enhancing how teachers support students' reasoning and argumentation as fundamentally mathematical activities.

Corrolary

APA
Conner, A. M., Singletary, L. M., Smith, R. C., Wagner, P. A., & Francisco, R. T. (2014). Teacher support for collective argumentation: A framework for examining how teachers support students' engagement in mathematical activities. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 86(3), 401–429. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10649-014-9532-8
BibTeX
@article{Conner2014,
author = {Conner, AnnaMarie M. and Singletary, Laura M. and Smith, Ryan C. and Wagner, Patty Anne and Francisco, Richard T.},
doi = {10.1007/s10649-014-9532-8},
journal = {Educational Studies in Mathematics},
number = {3},
pages = {401--429},
title = {{Teacher support for collective argumentation: A framework for examining how teachers support students' engagement in mathematical activities}},
url = {http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10649-014-9532-8},
volume = {86},
year = {2014}
}