I Can't Write All the Way to 100: Recognizing Students' Emerging Algebraic Strategies

  • I Can't Write All the Way to 100: Recognizing Students' Emerging Algebraic Strategies

    Vanessa Pitts Bannister, Jesse Wilkins
    Concepts exhibited by seventh-grade prealgebra students as they approached algebraic-thinking tasks. Article discusses students approaches to modeling the simple linear growth pattern of the height of a stack of plastic cups. Sample tasks with student responses included.