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May 2008, Volume 14, Issue 9


Instructional Strategies for Teaching Algebra in Elementary School: Findings from a Research-Practice Collaboration
Darrell Earnest and Aadina Balti
This article uses an example from a third-grade class working on the Dinner Tables problem to illustrate how algebra can be successfully incorporated into the elementary classroom. Several examples of student-teacher conversations are included.

Insights into Our Understandings of Large Numbers
Signe Kastberg; Vicki Walker
The authors of this article explore pre-service teachers' understandings of one million to gain insights into the development of understanding of large numbers. Themes included: number associated with a quantity of objects, number as an abstraction, and additive and multiplicative approaches. Several student responses are included.

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