Connecting Procedural and Conceptual Knowledge of Functions

  • Connecting Procedural and Conceptual Knowledge of Functions

    Jon Davis
    How teachers can promote both conceptual and procedural knowledge by connecting symbolic manipulation techniques with the real-world, tabular, and graphical representations of a linear function. Functions are used to demonstrate that students' understanding of the meaning of functions through real-world examples and other representations strengthens student ability to perform procedural operations.