Using surveys and focus groups in an inquiry project, the authors learned that four research-based pedagogical moves improved their teaching and inspired students to persist in problem solving.
Anjali Deshpande, EducatorAnjali@gmail.com, is a middle and high school math coach, instructor, and education researcher. She is passionate about mathematics education, education and social policy, and the achievement of equity in access to opportunity for all children.
Shannon Guglielmo, firstname.lastname@example.org, is a teacher in New York City public schools and a Master Teacher Fellow at Math for America. She currently teaches algebra 2 and statistics at Landmark High School, a progressive project-based school.