Mathematics and the Learning Cycle: How the Brain Works As It Learns Mathematics
The authors of this article merge information about the learning cycle with NCTM's constructivist view to help teachers of mathematics understand their students. By learning about how the brain works and how the learning cycle happens in the brains of children, teachers will better understand how to approach teaching and learning in the mathematics classroom.
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Putting a twist on a popular mathematical tool, this collection
of activities shows how putting a number 1 in the bottom-left cell and a 100 in
the top-right cell can better support student reasoning.