Elementary

Evaluating Significant Math Discourse in a Learning Environment

Stahl, G. (2012c). Evaluating significant math discourse in a learning environment Paper presented at the 12th International Conference on Mathematical Education. Seoul, Korea.

 

Author/Presenter: 
Gerry Stahl
Lead Organization(s): 
Year: 
2012

Connecting Class Talk with Individual Student Writing

Williams, M. M. & Casa, T. M. (2011/2012). Connecting class talk with individual student writing. Teaching Children Mathematics, 18(5), 314-321.

 

When first graders seemed to understand symmetry, their teacher gained insight into their individual conceptualizations and the unique sources from which they drew perspectives.

 

Author/Presenter: 
Madelyn Williams
Tutita Casa
Lead Organization(s): 
Year: 
2011

A Geometric Path to the Concept of Function: Transformations using dynamic software can provide a unique perspective on a common topic.

The concept of function spans elementary school through high school. When introducing the topic to elementary school and middle school students, we ask them to work with a variety of examples and representations of functions, since a formal definition of a function is rather abstract. These representations involve experiences in which students—

Author/Presenter: 
Scott Steketee
Daniel Scher
Year: 
2011

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