Peg Smith on
Mathematical Discourse:
What It Takes & How to Do It

Run time: 57:51

Watch this recording of Peg Smith's enormously popular webinar and learn step-by-step strategies for facilitating productive mathematics discussions. You will leave with a concrete set of strategies to work on in your own classroom. Participants:

  • Discuss the importance of and challenges associated with facilitating discussions
  • Analyze a classroom scenario of teaching that exemplifies best practices
  • Identify and discuss four key strategies for facilitating productive discussions

This is valuable professional development at no cost!


Peg Smith

Margaret (Peg) Smith is a living legend in mathematics education, drawing standing-room-only crowds at NCTM every year. Emeritus Faculty at the University of Pittsburgh, author or coauthor of more than 75 books and articles, including 5 Practices for Orchestrating Productive Mathematics Discussion (co-authored with Mary Kay Stein), and too many more accomplishments to list, she is a leading authority and highly sought-after speaker on effective teaching practices in mathematics.