Tackling Tangential Student Contributions

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  • 1 Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
  • | 2 Michigan Technological University, Houghton
  • | 3 Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo

Do your students ever share ideas that are only peripherally related to the discussion you are having? We discuss ways to minimize and deal with such contributions.

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Mathematics Teacher: Learning and Teaching PK-12
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