ERIC Number: ED480462
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Algebraic Skills and Strategies for Elementary Teachers and Students.
In Brief, v3 n1 Sum 2003
Research shows that introducing basic forms of algebraic reasoning in elementary school enhances children's learning of arithmetic. In this guide, a research and a professional development project are described that have taken a practical approach to introducing algebraic reasoning to elementary students in Massachusetts. (Author/SOE)
Descriptors: Algebra, Arithmetic, Cognitive Processes, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Professional Development, Teacher Improvement, Thinking Skills
National Center for Improving Student Learning and Achievement in Mathematics and Science, Wisconsin Center for Education Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Education, 1025 W. Johnson Street, Madison, WI 53706. Tel: 608-263-7582; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.wcer.wisc.edu/ncisla.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. National Center for Improving Student Learning and Achievement in Mathematics and Science.