Launching a Discourse-Rich Mathematics Lesson

Adapted from literacy instruction for use in mathematics, the think-aloud strategy models mathematical thinking.

Contributor Notes

Aaron Trocki,, 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,, a graduate student in mathematics education, is interested in the professional development of teacher leaders.

Tina Starling,, is an assistant professor in the STEM Education Department who enjoys helping prospective and practicing mathematics teachers connect theory to practice.

Paola Sztajn,, 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,, is a senior researcher at Horizon Research in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. His research focuses on teacher learning in professional development.

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