NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Showing all 3 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hawes, Zachary; Moss, Joan; Finch, Heather; Katz, Jacques – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2012
In this article, the authors begin with a description of an algebraic dance--the translation of composite linear growing patterns into choreographed movement--which was the last component of a research-based instructional unit that focused on fostering an understanding of linear functional rules through geometric growing patterns and…
Descriptors: Low Achievement, Classroom Environment, Geometric Concepts, Mathematics Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kotsopoulos, Donna; Heide, Duane – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2009
Teachers' professional identities are associated with an ongoing commitment to professional development and the explicit aim of improving practice in order to increase student learning. During the last century, professional development initiatives took many forms, including laboratory schools, lesson study, video clubs, and demonstration…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Mathematics Instruction, Teacher Improvement, Elementary School Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Battista, Michael T. – Teaching Children Mathematics, 1999
Presents an overview of the geometry findings of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) and ways to use problems from the study to assess students' understanding of geometry. (ASK)
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Foreign Countries