The nature and role of algebra in the K14 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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Format:  Book 
Language:  English 
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Washington, D.C. :
National Academy Press,
1998.

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Table of 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 K12 curriculum / J. Kaput
 Developing a coherent and focused K12 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 K14 students' learning of algebra? / J. Confrey
 Algebra: what all students can learn / S. Williams and D. Molina
 Improving K14 algebra instruction: a discussion of teachers' responsibilities and students' opportunities / B. MooreHarris
 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 912 / 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 elementaryschool children / C. Tierney
 Structure in school algebra (middle school) / M. van Reeuwijk
 The role of algebraic structure in the mathematics curriculum of grades 1114 / 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.