Learning Innovation

Prove It to Me! How to Embed Mathematical Discourse into Everyday Problem Solving

Who says math learning can't be fun and collaborative? If you're looking for ways to improve the math learning experience this school year, join this session. Come explore how to foster connection between your learners with a deep-dive into the current research surrounding discourse in math classrooms. Knowing that learning and meaning-making is social, you will discover how discourse can have a positive impact on problem-solving skills and the overall learning experience.


Session Outcomes

  • Examine current research around discourse in mathematics, and why tools for conveying and defending mathematical ideas can be so powerful for students’ learning 

  • Discover and unpack strategies for embedding mathematical discourse into instruction

  • Explore protocols and resources that can be adopted for future classroom use



Danielle Vargas, 2nd-grade teacher,  Lee Elementary School 

Jordan Ebbott, 4th-grade math teacher, Disney II Magnet School

Room 613, Student Center East Tower

Make the success of every child personal!