ERIC Number: ED439926
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Apr
Algebra? A Gate! A Barrier! A Mystery!
Mathematics Educatio Dialogues, v3 i2 Apr 2000
This issue of Mathematics Education Dialogues focuses on the nature and the role of algebra in the K-14 curriculum. Articles on this theme include: (1) "Algebra For All? Why?" (Nel Noddings); (2) "Algebra For All: It's a Matter of Equity, Expectations, and Effectiveness" (Dorothy S. Strong and Nell B. Cobb); (3) "Don't Delay: Build and Talk about Rich Experiences from the Beginning" (Sydney Schwartz and David Whitin); (4) "Exploring Our World through Algebraic Thinking" (Barbara Moses); (5) "Algebra in the Middle School? Yes, and Here's How To Start!" (Angela F. Allen); (6) "Demanding More from Middle-Level Mathematics?" (Tami Matsumoto); (7) "Making High School Algebra Accessible to All" (Kelly Hodges); (8) "No! Not Algebra" (Shirley T. Bagwell); (9) "Rising to the CAS Challenge" (Mark Howell); (10) "Algebra in an Integrated Approach to Mathematics" (Andy Begg); and (11) "The Algebra That Students Need To Know to Avoid Remedial Mathematics Courses in College" (Sid Rachlin). (ASK)
Descriptors: Algebra, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Graphing Calculators, Higher Education, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Instruction, Thinking Skills
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1906 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-9988. Tel: 800-235-7566 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.nctm.org.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.
Note: For the previous issue, see ED 434 029.