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.

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Corporate Authors: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics., National Research Council (U.S.). Mathematical Sciences Education Board., NetLibrary, Inc.
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Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1998.
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245 0 4 |a The nature and role of algebra in the K-14 curriculum  |h [electronic resource] :  |b proceedings of a national symposium May 27 and 28, 1997 /  |c sponsored by National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences Education Board, Center for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education, National Research Council. 
260 |a Washington, D.C. :  |b National Academy Press,  |c 1998. 
300 |a xiii, 190 p. :  |b ill. ;  |c 28 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-190). 
505 0 |a 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. 
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