Share
Pin it!
Google Plus




Subscriber? Sign in to access.


 

An Arithmetic Thinker Tackles Algebra

Alayne Armstrong 

January 2006, Volume 11, Issue 5, Page 220

Abstract:
Working from Carolyn Kieran's categorization of "arithmetic" and "algebraic" thinkers, the article describes one eighth-grade "arithmetic" thinker's progress as she attempts to solve one- and two-step equations. Portions of interviews with the student are provided.

Keywords:
Article
Conceptual Development
Grades 6-8
Math Coordinator / Coach
Intervention
Teacher
Skill and Fluency
Problem Solving / Problem Posing