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Experts’ strategy flexibility for solving equations
Jon R. Star and Kristie J. Newton have written an article about The nature and development of experts’ strategy flexibility for solving equations. The article was published online in ZDM last week. Algebra is an area of mathematics in which … Continue reading
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Changing practice, changing minds
I like the title of a new article written by Jeanne Tunks and Kirk Weller, especially the first part of it! Here is the entire title: Changing practice, changing minds, from arithmetical to algebraic thinking: an application of the concernsbased … Continue reading
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Hidden lessons
Amy B. Ellis and Paul Grinstead have written an article that was published in The Journal of Mathematical Behavior last week. The article is entitled Hidden lessons: How a focus on slopelike properties of quadratic functions encouraged unexpected generalizations. Here … Continue reading
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Algebra: Use it or lose it?
Yesterday, there was an interesting article in The Spectrum. The title of the article is “Algebra: Use it or lose it?“, and the claim that is put forth by author Sarah Clark was that algebra teachers all over the world … Continue reading
Overcoming Algebra
Next Tuesday, there is going to be a free live “webinar” over at http://edweek.org/go/algebra. Presenters in this webbased seminar are Jon R. Star and Mary Jo Tavormina. Star is educational psychologist and assistant professor of education at Harvard University, whereas … Continue reading
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Students’ perceptions
Mashooque Ali Samo has written an article called Students’ Perceptions Abouth the Symbols, Letters and Signs in Algebra and How Do These Affect Their Learning of Algebra: A Case Study in a Govenrment Girls’ Secondary School, Karachi. This article pays … Continue reading
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Using graphing software in algebra teaching
Kenneth Ruthven, Rosemary Deaney and Sara Hennesy have written an article that was published online in Educational Studies in Mathematics on Saturday. It is entitled: Using graphing software to teach about algebraic forms: a study of technologysupported practice in secondaryschool … Continue reading
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