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Bob is learning calculation

Bob is an elementary school student. He is learning to calculate. He just learned about addition and multiplication but there are some things that he doesn’t understand. For example, how come 1+3 = 3 + 1? How can it be the same thought Bob? Every morning I have 1 piece of bread for breakfast while… Read More »

Math knowledge for teaching tangent to a curve

I am creating a new category of posts about mathematical tasks aimed at developing teachers’ math knowledge for teaching. Most of the tasks I will present here have been used in studies about teaching and teacher learning. Mathematical knowledge for teaching was coined by J. Boaler based on what Shulman (1986) call pedagogical content knowledge… Read More »

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