Share
Pin it!
Google Plus

Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making in Algebra (eBook)

List Price$19.56
Member Price$15.65
Your Price $19.56
Available Product Available Yes
Quantity
Add to Cart

Product Details

Stock # 13731
ISBN # 978-0-87353-766-7
Published
Pages 115
Grades Grades 9-12,

See What's Inside

Table of Contents (PDF)
Preface (PDF)
Read an Excerpt (PDF)


 

Product Description

By Karen Graham, Albert Cuoco, Gwendolyn Zimmermann

The algebraic notation we use today allows for the compact representation of complex calculations and problems, however, that compactness can be a barrier to sense making. Teachers must help students reason through this barrier.

Reasoning about and making sense of algebra are essential to students’ future success. This book examines the five key elements (meaningful use of symbols, mindful manipulation, reasoned solving, connection algebra with geometry, and linking expressions and functions) identified in Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making in more detail and elaborates on the associated reasoning habits.

This volume is one of a series of books that support NCTM’s Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making by providing additional guidance for making reasoning and sense making part of the mathematics experiences of all high school students every day.

PLEASE NOTE:  This product can only be purchased via NCTM's Online catalog. Non-web payment methods, such as POs, cannot be used to purchase this item. If you have questions, please call NCTM's Customer Service Department at 800-235-7566.


 

All Categories : Publications : Education Materials

Related Products

ProductDescriptionList Price 
Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making in AlgebraThis volume is one of a series of books that support NCTM’s Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making by providing additional guidance for making reasoning and sense making part of the mathematics experiences of all high school students every day. $27.95
Focus in High School Mathematics: Technology to Support Reasoning and Sense MakingReasoning and sense making are at the heart of the high school curriculum and are essential to student’s future success. This volume is one of a series of books that support NCTM’s Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making by providing additional guidance for ensuring that reasoning and sense making are part of the mathematics experiences of all high school students every day.

$32.95
Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making in GeometryOne of a series of books that support NCTM’s Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making by providing additional guidance for making reasoning and sense making part of the mathematics experiences of all high school students every day.

$29.95
Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making in Statistics and ProbabilityThe development of statistical reasoning must be a high priority for school mathematics. This book offers a blueprint for emphasizing statistical reasoning and sense making in the high school curriculum.$29.95
Focus in High School Mathematics: Fostering Reasoning and Sense Making for All StudentsFocus in High School Mathematics: Fostering Reasoning and Sense Making for All Students $29.95

Customers Who Bought This Also Bought...

Product DescriptionList Price 
Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making in Geometry
One of a series of books that support NCTM’s Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making by providing additional guidance for making reasoning and sense making part of the mathematics experiences of all high school students every day.

$29.95
Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making in Statistics and Probability
The development of statistical reasoning must be a high priority for school mathematics. This book offers a blueprint for emphasizing statistical reasoning and sense making in the high school curriculum.$29.95
Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making in Algebra
This volume is one of a series of books that support NCTM’s Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making by providing additional guidance for making reasoning and sense making part of the mathematics experiences of all high school students every day. $27.95
Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making
A framework to guide the development of future 9–12 mathematics curriculum and instruction.$36.95
Developing Essential Understanding of Functions for Teaching Mathematics in Grades 9-12
Help your high school students develop a robust understanding of functions.$35.95
Developing Essential Understanding of Ratios, Proportions, and Proportional Reasoning for Teaching Mathematics: Grades 6-8
Move beyond the mathematics you expect your students to learn.$32.95
Navigating through Mathematical Connections in Grades 9-12 (with CD-ROM)
Making connections becomes increasingly important as students proceed through middle school and high school. This book shows ways of embedding connective processes in instruction in grades 9-12.$43.95
More Good Questions: Great Ways to Differentiate Secondary Mathematics Instruction
Differentiate math instruction with less difficulty and greater success!$31.95
Navigating through Algebra in Grades 9–12 (with CD-ROM)
This book focuses on algebra as a language of process, expands the notion of variable, develops ideas about the representation of functions, and extends students' understanding of algebraic equivalence and change. $35.95
Navigating through Probability in Grades 9–12 (with CD-ROM)
This book assists high school teachers in honing their students' thinking by introducing them to two approaches to probability and exploring both approaches in real-world contexts.$39.95
View Cart