How do classroom behavioral expectations support the development of students' mathematical reasoning? A sixth-grade teacher and his students developed this example while discussing a ratio comparison problem.

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Signe E. Kastberg,, is a mathematics teacher educator at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. She is interested in the development of understandings of multiplicative reasoning. R. Scott Frye,, is the assistant director at Paramount School of Excellence in Indianapolis, Indiana. Frye advocates highly engaging, Standards-based instruction that meets student readiness levels and interests.

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Teaching Children Mathematics


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