Reasoning and Explanations

Module Content

  Sessions

  •   Session 1: Studying mathematics teaching with a focus on reasoning and explanation
  •   Session 2: Launching work on mathematical explanations and video workshop
  •   Session 3: Noticing the features of explanations and unpacking student reasoning
  •   Session 4: Scaling mathematics problems and engaging in a video workshop
  •   Session 5: Producing “good” mathematical explanations
  •   Session 6: Appraising a student’s explanation and engaging in a video workshop
  •   Session 7: Capitalizing on students’ explanations and engaging in a video workshop
  •   Session 8: Developing justifications and responding to students’ explanations
  •   Session 9: Planning instruction to target reasoning and engagement in mathematical practices
  •   Session 10: Summarizing and moving forward with video workshop