Description 
xxi, 526 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
Series 
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 firstgrade children / Nitza MarkZigdon 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 (ebook) 

1410616460 (ebook) 
OCLC number 
156874793 
