Tag Archives: schemas

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 »

Levels of understanding of function in equation form

There are at least three representational systems used to study function: graphs, tables and equations. But unlike graphs and tables that are used to visually show the relationships between two varying quantities, students first experience with equation is not as a representation of function but a statement which state the condition on a single unknown quantity.  Also,… Read More »

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