ERIC Number: ED476704
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Linking Algebraic Concepts and Contexts: Every Picture Tells a Story.
Bowers, Janet; Nickerson, Susan
This paper reports on efforts to design a computer-based instructional unit for 7th grade students that would not only address state standards but would also provide some groundwork for the students' subsequent formal study of algebra. SimCalc Mathworlds software was used to explore the same motion from different perspectives. The overall objective is to build on what students know and to provide learning experience on which they build. Instructional sequences implemented and students' comments regarding what they thought they had experienced during the instructional sequences are included. (KHR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: N/A
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