Engaging mathematics students with peers in analyzing errors and formulating feedback improves disposition, increases understanding, and helps students uncover and correct misconceptions while informing opportunities for targeted instruction.
Examining Errors and Framing Feedback
Lindsay Vanoli and Jennifer Luebeck
Guiding Questions for Selecting Mathematical Examples
Rachel B. Snider
Examples are an essential part of mathematics teaching and learning, used on a daily basis to teach and practice content. Yet, selecting good examples for teaching is complex and challenging. This article presents ideas to consider when selecting examples, drawn from a research study with algebra 2 teachers.