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ERIC Number: EJ785279
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Dec
Pages: 8
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1386-4416
Seeking Big Ideas in Algebra: The Evolution of a Task
Hsu, Eric; Kysh, Judy; Ramage, Katherine; Resek, Diane
Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, v10 n4-6 p325-332 Dec 2007
In this paper we describe a strand of activities for teachers of mathematics that we used with two cohorts of participants in a professional development program called Revitalizing Algebra (REAL). We first discuss our goals and describe the participants, and then we describe the construction and selection of the tasks followed by teacher responses. Finally, we reflect on different iterations of the tasks, their impact on the teachers' thinking and practice, and the role of school and department culture in the process of change.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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