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Title The nature and role of algebra in the K-14 curriculum : proceedings of a national symposium May 27 and 28, 1997 / sponsored by National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences Education Board, Center for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education, National Research Council.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1998.

Series Compass series
Compass series (Washington, D.C.)
Subject Algebra -- Study and teaching -- United States -- Congresses.
Alt Name National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
National Research Council (U.S.). Mathematical Sciences Education Board.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 190 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-190).
Contents Introduction -- Algebra with integrity and reality / H. Bass -- Making algebra dynamic and motivating: a national challenge / J. Dossey -- Transforming algebra from an engine of inequity to an engine of mathematical power by "algebrafying" the K-12 curriculum / J. Kaput -- Developing a coherent and focused K-12 algebra curriculum / E. Phillips -- Enhancing algebraic reasoning with technology / G. Akst -- Algebra for everyone? With or without technology? / M. Norman -- How might technology enhance algebraic reasoning? / R. Zbiek -- What do we know about K-14 students' learning of algebra? / J. Confrey -- Algebra: what all students can learn / S. Williams and D. Molina -- Improving K-14 algebra instruction: a discussion of teachers' responsibilities and students' opportunities / B. Moore-Harris -- Synthesis of day one / H. Pollak and G. Burrill -- Capturing patterns and functions: variables and joint variation / G. Lappan -- Functions and relations: a unifying theme for school algebra in grades 9-12 / C. Hirsch -- Middle school algebra froma modeling perspective / G. Kleiman -- Why modeling matters / L. Godbold -- Modeling: changing the mathematics experience in postsecondary classrooms / R. Dance -- Algebraic structure in the mathematics of elementary-school children / C. Tierney -- Structure in school algebra (middle school) / M. van Reeuwijk -- The role of algebraic structure in the mathematics curriculum of grades 11-14 / G. Foley -- Language and representation in algebra: a view from the middle / R. Billstein -- Teaching algebra: lessons learned by a curriculum developer / D. Resek -- The nature and role of algebra: language and representation / D. Hughes Hallett -- Closing remarks.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585022291 (electronic bk.)
9780585022291 (electronic bk.)
0309061474 (print)
9780309061476 (print)
0305061474
OCLC # 42328913
Additional Format Print version: Nature and role of algebra in the K-14 curriculum. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1998 0309061474 (DLC) 99179839 (OCoLC)40214629



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