

The Math Forum's Algebraic Reasoning Resources for Grades 38
PCTM, November 8, 2007
Session 84, 3:00  3:50, Jefferson Room
Suzanne Alejandre, the Math Forum @ Drexel
Jason Silverman, School of Education, Drexel University
http://mathforum.org/workshops/pctm/2007/
 What is algebraic reasoning?
 from NCTM: Fundamental components of algebraic thinking

 Orienting Questions
 What are the various forms of algebraic reasoning?
 What helps students to develop these as much as they can?
 What are some of the key hurdles or difficult transitions for students to make?
 How can online tools help?

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