supporting_PD_in_algebraic_and_fractional_thinking_2007

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Teresa Maguire, Alex Neill, Jonathan Fisher February 2007 Supporting professional Supporting professional development in development in algebraic and fractional algebraic and fractional thinking thinking Workshop presented at National Numeracy Facilitators Conference February 2007 Teres a Maguire and Alex Neill and Jonathan Fis her
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Teresa Maguire, Alex Neill, Jonathan Fisher February 2007 P.D. on the ARB website P.D. on the ARB website Research Concept maps Assessment strategies … and the Teacher information pages
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Teresa Maguire, Alex Neill, Jonathan Fisher February 2007 Research The ARCT (Assessment Research for Classroom Teachers) project promotes classroom-based research as an integral part of developing ARB resources. ARB resources are based on our own, national, and international research. We present research information in formats relevant to a variety of audiences. We provide evidence-based information to support teachers' assessment practices. Research by curriculum bank Science Maths English Inter-relationships (ecology) common alternative ideas thinking about systems Vocabulary Scientific vocabulary Prefixes and suffixes Language barriers Investigations Science investigations Why "dissolving" is a difficult idea Maths journalling * Vocabulary and comprehension Language barriers Prefixes and suffixes Research Research
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Teresa Maguire, Alex Neill, Jonathan Fisher February 2007 Journalling in Mathematics * What is journalling? The benefits of journalling Teaching tips for journalling Writing prompts for journalling References What is Journalling? Journalling involves students writing about their learning in mathematics. What they write …
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Teresa Maguire, Alex Neill, Jonathan Fisher February 2007 Research Research Self-regulated learning The focus of the ARCT project's research for 2004 was self-regulated learning. This was used to inform the development of new resources for the Assessment Resource Banks. Support material for teachers is published as it becomes available. Research conducted into self regulated learning in 2004 follows: Reflecting on reflective journalling (maths) Self-regulated learning in the mathematics class **
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Teresa Maguire, Alex Neill, Jonathan Fisher February 2007 Researchers: Charles Darr and Jonathan Fisher ** Context: proportional reasoning (Year 7) Using thinking models to represent proportional relationships Thinking models help students to form a representation of a problem situation. They can involve concrete objects, or be more abstract. Thinking models used included double number lines, geometrical shapes, cuisenaire rods, and decimal pipes. The double number line One of the most successful models was the double number line. The double number line allows the elements in a proportional relationship to be modelled on a two-sided scale.
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course MATH 220 taught by Professor Kearn during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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