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.

Bibliographic Details
Corporate Authors: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics., National Research Council (U.S.). Mathematical Sciences Education Board., NetLibrary, Inc.
Format: Book
Published: 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 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.