
05588527
j
2009e.00736
Linsenmeier, Katherine A.
Sherin, Miriam Gamoran
What makes a video clip interesting?
Teach. Child. Math. 15, No. 7, 418422 (2009).
2009
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Reston, VA
EN
U89
videotape recorders
preservice teacher education
inservice teacher education
audiovisual aids
thinking skills
cognitive processes
mathematical concepts
problem solving
classroom discussion
audiovisual instruction
Summary: Classroom video excerpts are often used to help preservice and practicing teachers explore students' mathematical ideas. This article describes several types of video clips that the authors have found to be particularly productive for this purpose. The authors also discuss three dimensions that can be used to characterize the student thinking portrayed in a video clip. (Contains 3 tables and 3 figures.) (ERIC)