ERIC Number: EJ559997
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Introducing the Variable through Pattern Exploration.
English, Lyn D.; Warren, Elizabeth A.
Mathematics Teacher, v91 n2 p166-70 Feb 1998
Reviews an alternative patterning approach and highlights the difficulties it can present when students lack the requisite skills and knowledge of processes. Describes how this approach can be used to introduce elementary algebraic ideas and offers recommendations for establishing these important understandings. (ASK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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