Tag Archives: conceptual knowledge

Three ways to teach math algorithms or procedures

It is a bunch of procedures. That’s how people perceive algorithms are. And they are right. Algorithm has been defined as 1) “step-by-step procedures that are carried out routinely”; 2) “a precisely-defined sequence of rules telling how to produce specified output information from given input information in a finite number of steps”. It is no… Read More »

To understand mathematics is to make connection

I’m sharing in this post some of the “theories” underpinning the lessons, learning tasks, and math teaching ideas that I blog here.  This is part of the literature review of my dissertation titled “A Framework of Growth Points in Students Developing Understanding of Function”. If you are a researcher and wants to see the references,… Read More »

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