Promoting a Conceptual Understanding of Mathematics

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This article provides an overview of the eight effective mathematics teaching practices first described in NCTM's Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All.

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Margaret Smith, pegs@pitt.edu, is a professor emerita at the University of Pittsburgh. She develops researchbased materials for use in the professional development of mathematics teachers.

Victoria Bill, vbill@pitt.edu, is a Fellow with the Institute for Learning at the Learning Research and Development Center, University of Pittsburgh.

Mary Lynn Raith, mlr5813@aol.com, was a supervisor and teacher in the Pittsburgh Public School District. She is currently creating and critiquing mathematical tasks and conducting state-level standards alignment analyses.

(Corresponding author is Smith pegs@pitt.edu)
(Corresponding author is Bill vbill@pitt.edu)
(Corresponding author is Raith mlr5813@aol.com)
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