Learning Math: Patterns, Functions and Algebra
Classroom Case Studies, Pt. 1 (#110)
Explore how the concepts developed in PATTERNS, FUNCTIONS, AND ALGEBRA can be applied at different grade levels. Using video case studies, observe what teachers do to develop students' algebraic thinking and investigate ways to incorporate algebra into K-8 mathematics curricula. [27 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Series Description: "LEARNING MATH: Patterns, Functions, and Algebra," organized around NCTM content standards, strives to help teachers better understand the mathematics concepts underlying the content that they teach. This professional development series explores the 'big ideas' in algebraic thinking, such as finding, describing, and using patterns; using functions to make predictions; understanding linearity and proportional reasoning; understanding non-linear functions; and understanding and exploring algebraic structure.
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