Connecting Procedural and Conceptual Knowledge of Functions
August 2005, Volume 99, Issue 1, Page 36
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.
Teacher in Training / Preservice Teacher
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