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Table 1 Instructional norms for ‘making conjectures’

From: Teachers’ perceptions of students’ mathematical work while making conjectures: an examination of teacher discussions of an animated geometry classroom scenario

Instructional norms
1. The teacher provides students with diagrams of mathematical objects and tools to use in conjecturing and prompts students to come up with conjectures
2. The teacher expects students to generate conjectures that state properties about said objects
3. The teacher does not have expectations for the generality of students’ conjectures
4. The teacher enables students’ to share their conjecture with the class
5. The teacher oversees discussion of each conjecture