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Going the Distance With Online Education
This article charts the promissory notes and concerns related to college-level online education as reflected in the educational literature. It is argued that, to appreciate the potential andExpand
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Functions, Graphs, and Graphing: Tasks, Learning, and Teaching
This review of the introductory instructional substance of functions and graphs analyzes research on the interpretation and construction tasks associated with functions and some of their representations: algebraic, tabular, and graphical. Expand
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The cognitive skill of teaching.
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Math Lessons: A Contrast of Novice and Expert Competence.
Three important elements needed for constructing expert mathematics lessons are identified and described: rich agendas, consistent but flexible lesson structures, and explanations that meet the goalsExpand
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Listening in on Museum Conversations
Part 1 Preface Part 2 Introduction Chapter 3 Chapter 1: Learning Chapter 4 Chapter 2: Exhibitions Chapter 5 Chapter 3: Identity Chapter 6 Chapter 4: Conversation Chapter 7 Chapter 5: LearningExpand
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Percent: A Privileged Proportion
Why is percent, a ubiquitous mathematical concept, so hard to learn? This question motivates our review. We argue that asking the question is worthwhile because percent is universal and because itExpand
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Writing from Primary Documents
Developing academic literacy involves learning valued content and rhetoric in a discipline. Within history, writing from primary documents to construct an evidenced interpretation of an issueExpand
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Seeing the Complexity of Standing to the Side: Instructional Dialogues
In this article, we analyze the complexity of using instructional dialogues in the teaching of mathematics. We trace a 10-lesson unit on functions and their graphs taught by Magdalene Lampert to aExpand
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Capturing Craft Knowledge in Teaching
This exploration raises some problems and poses some solutions in identifying the craft knowledge of teaching. Craft knowledge, or wisdom of practice, is one important component in the design andExpand
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