Productive Mathematical Discussions in Teaching Through Problem Solving


  • Awsaf Abdulla Alwarsh The University of Toledo


This paper focuses on the importance of mathematical discussions and how can these discussions be conducted during teaching mathematics through problem-solving approach. In teaching through problem solving, mathematical dissuasions aim to develop students’ reasoning and connect students’ solution strategies with new mathematical ideas. To enhance these types of discussions, mathematics teachers need to apply sociomathematical norms, make specific talk moves, and plan for discussions in advance.


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How to Cite

Alwarsh, A. A. (2018). Productive Mathematical Discussions in Teaching Through Problem Solving. Ohio Journal of School Mathematics, 78(1). Retrieved from