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Title Algebra in the early grades / edited by James J. Kaput, David W. Carraher, Maria L. Blanton.
Imprint New York : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates/National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, [2008]

Series Studies in mathematical thinking and learning
Studies in mathematical thinking and learning.
Subject Algebra -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- United States.
Algebra -- Study and teaching (Middle school) -- United States.
Algebra -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Curriculum change -- United States.
Alt Name Kaput, James J., 1942-
Carraher, David William.
Blanton, Maria L.
Description xxi, 526 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents What is algebra? What is algebraic reasoning? / James J. Kaput -- Algebra from a symbolization point of view / James J. Kaput, Maria L. Blanton, and Luis Moreno -- Making use of children's powers to produce algebraic thinking / John Mason -- Quantitative reasoning and the development of algebraic reasoning / John P. (Jack) Smith III and Patrick W. Thompson -- Representational thinking as a framework for introducing functions in the elementary curriculum / Erick Smith -- Classroom stories : examples of elementary students engaged in early algebra / Virginia Bastable and Deborah Schifter -- Children's reasoning about change over time / Cornelia Tierney and Stephen Monk -- What is a legitimate arithmetic number sentence? : the case of kindergarten and first-grade children / Nitza Mark-Zigdon and Dina Tirosh -- Visualizing algebraic reasoning / Timothy Boester and Richard Lehrer -- Early algebra is not the same as algebra early / David W. Carraher, AnalĂșcia D. Schliemann, and Judah L. Schwartz -- Multiple notational systems and algebraic understandings : the case of the "best deal" problem / Barbara M. Brizuela and Darrell Earnest -- Signed numbers and algebraic thinking / Irit Peled and David W. Carraher -- Content matters : algebraic reasoning in teacher professional development / Megan Loef Franke, Thomas P. Carpenter, and Dan Battey -- Building district capacity for teacher development in algebraic reasoning / Maria L. Blanton and James J. Kaput -- Measure up : a quantitative view of early algebra / Barbara Dougherty -- Early algebra : what does understanding the laws of arithmetic mean in the elementary grades? / Deborah Schifter [et al.] -- Early algebra : the math workshop perspective / E. Paul Goldenberg and Nina Shteingold.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
ISBN 9780805854732 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0805854738 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780805854725 (hardback : alk. paper)
080585472X (hardback : alk. paper)
9781410616463 (e-book)
1410616460 (e-book)
OCLC # 156874793
Additional Format Online version: Algebra in the early grades. New York : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates/National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, c2008 (OCoLC)624583227
Table of Contents
 Skeptic's Guide to Algebra in the Early Grades 
Pt. IThe Nature of Early Algebra1
1What Is Algebra? What Is Algebraic Reasoning? / James J. Kaput5
2Algebra From a Symbolization Point of View / James J. Kaput, Maria L. Blanton, Luis Moreno19
3Making Use of Children's Powers to Produce Algebraic Thinking / John Mason57
4Quantitative Reasoning and the Development of Algebraic Reasoning / John P. (Jack) Smith III, Patrick W. Thompson95
5Representational Thinking as a Framework for Introducing Functions in the Elementary Curriculum / Erick Smith133
Pt. IIStudents' Capacity for Algebraic Thinking161
6Classroom Stories: Examples of Elementary Students Engaged in Early Algebra / Virginia Bastable, Deborah Schifter165
7Children's Reasoning About Change Over Time / Cornelia Tierney, Stephen Monk185
8What Is a Legitimate Arithmetic Number Sentence? The Case of Kindergarten and First-Grade Children / Nitza Mark-Zigdon, Dina Tirosh201
9Visualizing Algebraic Reasoning / Timothy Boester, Richard Lehrer211
10Early Algebra Is Not the Same as Algebra Early / David W. Carraher, Analucia D. Schliemann, Judah L. Schwartz235
11Multiple Notational Systems and Algebraic Understandings: The Case of the "Best Deal" Problem / Barbara M. Brizuela, Darrell Earnest273
12Signed Numbers and Algebraic Thinking / Irit Peled, David W. Carraher303
Pt. IIIIssues of Implementation: Taking Early Algebra into the Classroom329
13Content Matters: Algebraic Reasoning in Teacher Professional Development / Megan Loef Franke, Thomas P. Carpenter, Dan Battey333
14Building District Capacity for Teacher Development in Algebraic Reasoning / Maria L. Blanton, James J. Kaput361
15Measure Up: A Quantitative View of Early Algebra / Barbara Dougherty389
16Early Algebra: What Does Understanding the Laws of Arithmetic Mean in the Elementary Grades? / Deborah Schifter, Stephen Monk, Susan Jo Russell, Virginia Bastable413
17Early Algebra: The Math Workshop Perspective / E. Paul Goldenberg, Nina Shteingold449
18Early Algebra as Mathematical Sense Making / Alan H. Schoenfeld479