Seminar in Applied Theory and Research in Mathematics Education: II
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THESIS PAPER
TEACHING EXPERIMENT ON SYSTEM EQUATIONS
CHAPTER I
INTRODUCTION
The primary mission of a teacher is to prepare students for the professional careers of the
21st Century. Students professional careers begin to take roots in High Schools where s
Seminar in Applied Theory and Research in Mathematics Education: II
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MODELS OF/FOR MULTIPLICATION AND DIVISION
Solve the following problems. For each problem, draw a picture or a model of the
situation
The new theater in town has 18 rows with 17 seats in each row. Are there enough seats for 300 children?
Lottery: In the lo
Seminar in Applied Theory and Research in Mathematics Education: II
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10/11/07
NUMBER SENSE ASSESSMENT TEST?
Name: _ Date: _
1) How many boxes are needed to pack 2,500
chocolate bars if each box holds 48 bars?
2) What is the area of a plot of land of dimensions 2/3
kilometers by kilometer?
3) Solve 298 x 19 in two different
Seminar in Applied Theory and Research in Mathematics Education: II
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Ed 701.23 Fall 2007
Prof. Zolkower
EXPLORING THE MULTIPLE USES OF THE RECTANGULAR MODEL
1) Plot of land: What is the area of a plot of land of dimensions 2/3 km by km?
2) Fence: A poor farmer could only afford to buy 16 sections to fence up an area for hi
Seminar in Applied Theory and Research in Mathematics Education: II
EDUC 702.23

Fall 2008
THE EVOLUTION WITH AGE OF PROBABILISTIC, INTUITIVELY BASED
MISCONCEPTIONS by Efraim Fischbein, Tel Aviv University
Ditza Schnarch, Tel Aviv University
The purpose of this research was to investigate the evolution, with age of
probabilistic, intuitively ba
Seminar in Applied Theory and Research in Mathematics Education: II
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STATISTICS IN CONTEXT
By Jane M. Watson
In this article, the author claims that in order to judge a statistical report, one must
know what a set data means based on its graphic representation. The author uses
Australians strategy of lesson instruction and
Seminar in Applied Theory and Research in Mathematics Education: II
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Fall 2008
Wildie Joubert
EDU 702.23
Why informal method of solving systems equations should be the first
step in the learning process?
Some students fear of learning mathematics because they have a
misconception that it is abstract and therefore unrelated to real
Seminar in Applied Theory and Research in Mathematics Education: II
EDUC 702.23

Fall 2008
Wildie Joubert
EDU 702.23
Chapter 2
Why solving systems equations are important mathematical tools to figure out real
world problems?
Teaching mathematics is not supposed to be technical where students are pressured to
memorize the algorithm to solve a pr