Illuminating the Teaching Practices through Equitable Mathematics Tasks

Marilyn Strutchens

• 6–8 Workshop

Friday, November 13, 2015 | 8:00-9:15 a.m.
Room 200 DE (Minneapolis Convention Center)

Participants will experience and see how the use of equitable mathematics tasks, such as multiple entry level and group worthy, can help all students to reason and make sense of mathematics. NCTM’s eight Mathematics Teaching Practices will be illuminated as ways to facilitate students’ engagement and understanding as they complete the tasks.

Resources:

Illuminating the Mathematics Teaching Practices Through Equitable Tasks – Handouts (PDF)

Presentation Slides (PDF)

Marilyn Strutchens

Marilyn Strutchens

Dr. Marilyn E. Strutchens is an Emily R. and Gerald S. Leischuck Endowed Professor and a Mildred Cheshire Fraley Distinguished Professor of Mathematics Education in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching at Auburn University, AL, where she serves as coordinator for the secondary mathematics education program and co-director and co-principal investigator for several mathematics education reform projects. She is currently a member of the Board of Directors for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and a Past President of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE). She is an author of several mathematics education publications and is actively involved in AMTE, NCSM, NCTM, and other organizations.

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