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Connecting Research to Teaching
Connecting Research to Teaching: Action Research: A Tool for Exploring Change

Thomas Evitts 

May 2004, Volume 97, Issue 5, Page 366

Abstract:
An action-research project that the author conducted in his high school classroom using the Interactive Mathematics Program. Two Algebra I classes participated in an 18-day unit on optimum production in a small business. Mathematical ideas are collaboratively discovered through activity, writing and assessment. The author observed and evaluated student learning and offers suggestions for teachers who wish to engage in similar work.

Keywords:
Article
Algebra
Teacher Education
Conceptual Development
Teacher in Training / Preservice Teacher
Grades 9-12
Research