Algebraic Reasoning in School Algebra
Recent research in algebra teaching and learning has included a focus on the solving of word problems and the activity of conjecturing and proving. In many studies of the ways in which algebraic reasoning can be fostered in these two areas, specific attention has been given to the role of teacher questioning. In the area of conjecturing and proving in algebra, research has also emphasized the need to support such activity with appropriate tasks where students engage in higher-level reasoning processes such as reflecting, explaining, and justifying.
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