In our attempts to make a concept easier, we may hinder student learning.

Contributor Notes

Stefanie D. Livers,, is an assistant professor at Missouri State University

Kristin E. Harbour,, is an assistant professor at the University of South Carolina. Both have collaborated during the past four years to support teachers, including co-author Fowler, and teacher candidates in choosing meaningful tasks, building conceptual understanding, and incorporating inclusive mathematics practices.

Lindsey Fowler,, has taught for eleven years at Englewood Elementary School in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She is a lifelong learner of best teaching practices and a conceptual mathematics enthusiast.

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Teaching Children Mathematics


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