Martha Alibali – Focusing on Problem Structure – Visual Representations and Teacher Gesture

By Stephen Hurley

Host Stephen Hurley scans the education ecosystem, looking for the people and ideas that are starting to change the way we think about teaching, learning, schools and communities.

In this dynamic session, Martha Alibali encourages educators to pay attention to problem structure by focusing on two forms of instructional support: Visual Representations and Teacher Gesture. A lively look at some of the subtleties and nuances of problem solving in mathematics.