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ERIC Number: ED389540
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Oct
Pages: 8
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Algebra Reform, Resarch, and the Classroom: A Reaction to a Research Base Supporting Long Term Algebra Reform.
Burrill, Gail
This paper is a reaction to a plenary address, "A Research Base Supporting Long Term Algebra Reform?" by James Kaput (SE 057 182). Three dimensions of algebra reform identified by Kaput (breadth, integration, and pedagogy) are discussed and contrasted with the draft version of the Algebra Document from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, which has categorized algebra into four themes: function, modeling, language or representation, and structure. Also critiqued are Kaput's three phases of reform (short, intermediate, and long term). (Contains eight references.) (MKR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Reform Efforts
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (17th, Columbus, OH, October 21-24, 1995). For entire conference proceedings, see SE 057 177. For related papers, see SE 057 182-184.