2 edition of **Writing to learn high school mathematics and conceptual growth.** found in the catalog.

Writing to learn high school mathematics and conceptual growth.

Gordon Doctorow

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- 7 Currently reading

Published
**1995**
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Written in English

- Vygotskii, L.S. -- 1896-1934.,
- Concept learning.,
- Diaries -- Authorship.

**Edition Notes**

Thesis (Ed.D.)--University of Toronto, 1995.

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 282 leaves. |

Number of Pages | 282 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL17409613M |

ISBN 10 | 0612028941 |

In order for high school students to be engaged in reasoning and sense making in the classroom, the task—what students are asked to do—is critical. However, each item in this task library contains much more than a student work sheet. While linking the task directly with NCTM’s Focus in High School Mathematics: Reasoning and Sense Making. It is then that the transition to a conceptual approach becomes inevitable. J. E. Schwartz’ book ‘ Elementary Mathematics Pedagogical Content Knowledge: Powerful Ideas for Teachers ‘, written with Elementary-Middle school teachers in mind but also relevant to High School teachers, will also assist with this journey.

Conceptual understanding in math is the creation of a robust framework representing the numerous and interwoven relationships between mathematical ideas, patterns, and procedures. This framework can be used to coherently integrate new knowledge and solve unfamiliar problems. From a neuroscience perspective, conceptual learning requires building. High School: Modeling Print this page. Modeling links classroom mathematics and statistics to everyday life, work, and decision-making. Modeling is the process of choosing and using appropriate mathematics and statistics to analyze empirical situations, to understand them better, and to improve decisions.

high school math. social sciences. literature and english. foreign languages. Practice Books, Grades K–5 Bridges Practice Books provide activities and worksheets for additional skill review, informal paper-and-pencil assessment, preparation for standardized testing, and differentiated instruction. Each volume also includes answer keys and a complete listing of the student pages grouped by skill. Although originally written to complement Bridges in Mathematics First.

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