Common Principles for Uncommon Schools

Horace David Singer

Discourse Time! Developing Argumentative Literacy in the Math Classroom

Mike Schmoker, author of Results Now, articulates that “generous amounts of reading, writing, and argument are all essential to the development of truly literate and educated students.” Moving this perspective of literacy to the world of mathematics, we may define a numerically literate person as someone who is able to read, write, and argue with numbers, or more important, mathematical

Horace: David Singer Published: February 29, 2008 By: David Singer Topics: Curriculum