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ERIC Number: EJ1024143
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0228-0671
Toward a More Power-Full School Mathematics
Davis, Brent
For the Learning of Mathematics, v34 n1 p12-17 2014
An argument is presented for including exponentiation as a "basic" of school mathematics. Key elements of the argument include the topic's increasing relevance in a rapidly changing world and its utility for supporting understandings of role of analogy in mathematical thought. The discussion is illustrated with an account of a weeklong, 8th-grade inquiry into the topic.
FLM Publishing Association. 382 Education South, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G5, Canada. e-mail: flm2@ualberta.ca; Web site: http://flm.educ.ualberta.ca
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
Education Level: Grade 8
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Language: English
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