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Title Algebra in the early grades / edited by James J. Kaput, David W. Carraher, Maria L. Blanton.
Published New York : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates/National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, c2008.
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Description xxi, 526 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Studies in mathematical thinking and learning
Studies in mathematical thinking and learning.
Contents What is algebra? What is algebraic reasoning? / James J. Kaput -- Algebra from a symbolization point of view / James J. Kaput, Maria L. Blanton, and Luis Moreno -- Making use of children's powers to produce algebraic thinking / John Mason -- Quantitative reasoning and the development of algebraic reasoning / John P. (Jack) Smith III and Patrick W. Thompson -- Representational thinking as a framework for introducing functions in the elementary curriculum / Erick Smith -- Classroom stories : examples of elementary students engaged in early algebra / Virginia Bastable and Deborah Schifter -- Children's reasoning about change over time / Cornelia Tierney and Stephen Monk -- What is a legitimate arithmetic number sentence? : the case of kindergarten and first-grade children / Nitza Mark-Zigdon and Dina Tirosh -- Visualizing algebraic reasoning / Timothy Boester and Richard Lehrer -- Early algebra is not the same as algebra early / David W. Carraher, AnalĂșcia D. Schliemann, and Judah L. Schwartz -- Multiple notational systems and algebraic understandings : the case of the "best deal" problem / Barbara M. Brizuela and Darrell Earnest -- Signed numbers and algebraic thinking / Irit Peled and David W. Carraher -- Content matters : algebraic reasoning in teacher professional development / Megan Loef Franke, Thomas P. Carpenter, and Dan Battey -- Building district capacity for teacher development in algebraic reasoning / Maria L. Blanton and James J. Kaput -- Measure up : a quantitative view of early algebra / Barbara Dougherty -- Early algebra : what does understanding the laws of arithmetic mean in the elementary grades? / Deborah Schifter ... [et al.] -- Early algebra : the math workshop perspective / E. Paul Goldenberg and Nina Shteingold.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Subject Algebra -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- United States.
Algebra -- Study and teaching (Middle school) -- United States.
Algebra -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Curriculum change -- United States.
Related Names Kaput, James J., 1942-
Carraher, David William.
Blanton, Maria L.
Related To Online version: Algebra in the early grades. New York : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates/National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, c2008 (OCoLC)624583227
ISBN 9780805854732 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0805854738 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780805854725 (hardback : alk. paper)
080585472X (hardback : alk. paper)
9781410616463 (e-book)
1410616460 (e-book)
OCLC number 156874793