National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2012 Regional Conference and Exposition: Hartford, Connecticut

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108- Trends in the Treatment of Variables in Middle Grades Textbooks

Thursday, October 25, 2012: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM
Ballroom E (Marriott)
Lead Speaker:
James Kwame Dogbey

This study investigated how the concept of variables in middle grades mathematics textbooks developed during four eras of U.S. mathematics education. It also examined the nature of support that the curricula provide for teachers to enact variables ideas in the classroom. Findings, limitations, and recommendations are provided.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Session
Grade Band Audience: 6 to 8

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