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John Mason  
Projects by the author of Thinking Mathematically and former director of the Centre for Mathematics Education: Structured Variation Grids and other animations and applets; studies in algebraic thinking; mathematical explorations; MEMEs (Meaning Enquiry in Mathematics Education); slides and other resources from Mason's presentations and workshops. See also the biography and research publications on Mason's faculty page at The Open University, which links to freely downloadable articles and contributed chapters such as "Fundamental constructs in mathematics education," "Mathematics as a constructive activity: learners generating examples," "What makes an example exemplary: Pedagogical and didactical issues in appreciating multiplicative structures," "Seeing an exercise as a single mathematical object: using variation to structure sensemaking," "The Menousa," "Neue Klein Project," "Using experiential pedagogy in practicebased learning at a distance," "Noticing: roots and branches," "3D proofs of 2D theorems," "Having good ideas cometomind: contemporary Pòlyabased advice for students of mathematics," and "You can lead a horse to water…: issues in deepening learning through deepening teaching."  


Levels:  Elementary, Middle School (68), High School (912) 
Languages:  English 
Resource Types:  Educational Tools/Objects, Problems/Puzzles, Articles, Web Interactive/Java 
Math Topics:  Basic Algebra, Patterns/Relationships, ProblemSolving, HigherDimensional Geometry, Euclidean Plane Geometry, Transformational Geometry 
Math Ed Topics:  ProblemSolving, MaterialsReviews/Recommendations, Specific Math Concepts/Techniques, Teaching Styles/Practices, Pedagogical Research 
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