Adapted from literacy instruction for use in mathematics, the think-aloud strategy models mathematical thinking.
Aaron Trocki, email@example.com, instructs mathematics at Elon University in Elon, North Carolina. His contributions to this article are based on work as a mathematics education research assistant at North Carolina State University. Taylor, Starling, and Szatajn are at North Carolina State University in Raleigh.
Christine Taylor, firstname.lastname@example.org, a graduate student in mathematics education, is interested in the professional development of teacher leaders.
Tina Starling, email@example.com, is an assistant professor in the STEM Education Department who enjoys helping prospective and practicing mathematics teachers connect theory to practice.
Paola Sztajn, firstname.lastname@example.org, is a pro fessor of mathematics education in the Elementary Education Department. Her research focuses on professional development in mathematics for elementary school teachers.
Daniel Heck, email@example.com, is a senior researcher at Horizon Research in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. His research focuses on teacher learning in professional development.