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The original recommendations of the Elementary Mathematical Writing Task Force are outlined in this white paper.
Learn how to engage elementary students in reasoning through mathematical writing in this Teaching Children Mathematics article in their 2017 Focus Issue addressing Learning Mathematics Through Reasoning and Problem Solving.
We answer the question, “Why should students write in math class?” in this Educational Leadership article in their Disciplinary Literacy-themed issue.
Here we present a synthesis of what is available in the research literature that focused on assessments, interventions, and surveys attending to math writing.
Powell, S. R., Hebert, M. A., Cohen, J. A., Casa, T. M., & Firmender, J. M. (2017). A synthesis of mathematics writing: Assessments, interventions, and surveys. Journal of Writing Research, 8(3), 493-526.
Check out how to engage talented students in mathematically creative writing.
Firmender, J. M., Dilley, A., Amspaugh, C. A., Field, K., Lemay, S., & Casa, T. M. (2017). Beyond doing mathematics: Engaging talented students in mathematically creative writing. Gifted Child Today, 40(4), 205-211.
Read how mathematical writing stands out as disciplinary-specific writing.
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Dorl, J., Casa, T. M., & LaBella, E. (in press). Developing expressive mathematical language in your students. To be published in Young Children.
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Madelyn Colonnese has developed Instructional Guidelines for Elementary Mathematical Writing. Their purpose is to help teachers take the recommendations of the Elementary Mathematical Writing to the next level and implement them in ways that enhances their students’ mathematical reasoning as they write.
Tutita Casa, Jeffrey Choppin, and Judit Moschkovich have proposed a research agenda for mathematical writing to support future studies and practices focused on writing to reason mathematically.