Informing Practice: Examples as Tools for Constructing Justifications

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Kristen N. Bieda
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Research explores how to help students build from, instead of building with, examples when justifying mathematical ideas.


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Kristen N. Bieda,, is an assistant professor at Michigan State University. She is interested in the teaching of mathematical argumentation and proof at the middle and secondary grade levels as well as lesson study and secondary mathematics teacher preparation.

Jerilynn Lepak,, is a graduate student at Michigan State University. Her interests include studying effective teaching practices that result in students' reasoning and justification in both written and oral forms at the secondary level.

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