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Preservice Mathematics Teachers' Solutions to Problems: Conversions within the Metric System
This paper reports on the results of a preliminary investigation to determine if preservice mathematics teachers solve conversion problems within the metric system in multiple ways. Here, four metricExpand
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ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS' UNDERSTANDINGS OF ALGEBRAIC GENERALIZATIONS
It is critical for all students to learn algebra, including the ability to generalize, to function in our increasingly complex world. This pretest/intervention/posttest study of preservice elementaryExpand
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The case of bruce: A teacher’s model of his students’ algebraic thinking about equivalent expressions
The purpose of this article is to describe a middle school mathematics teacher’s model of his students’ responses to algebraic tasks involving equivalent expressions and the distributive property.Expand
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The influence of learning theories on the teaching and learning of algebra
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This paper reviews the influence of learning theories from cognitive science and constructivism on the teaching and learning of algebra. Expand
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Teachers' models of student responses to middle school algebraic tasks
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The purpose of this study was to describe middle school mathematics teachers' models or interpretations of students' responses to middle school algebraic tasks. Expand
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A teacher's model of students algebraic thinking about equivalent expressions. Proceedings of the 28th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Vol 3 pp 1-8,
This research report describes the findings of a study on teachers ways of interpreting student responses to tasks involving equivalent expressions. The teachers in this study were engaged inExpand
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Hands-on Materials for Teaching about Global Climate Change through Graph Interpretation.
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We examined the types of errors 72 preservice elementary teachers made in producing hands-on materials for teaching graph interpretation skills through graphed evidence of global climate change from the literature. Expand
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Preservice Elementary Teachers Use Drawings and Make Sets of Materials to Explain Multiplication and Division by Fractions
Contributing Authors of Sets of Materials Judy Allen, Tiffany Brown, Laurie Cleveland, Krystal Critch, Amy Freelove, Megan Green, Hannah Griffin, Mike Hanley, Jodi Hemingway, Amanda Howe, DavidExpand
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