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Developing Students' Representational Fluency Using Virtual And Physical Algebra Balances, Jennifer Suth, Patricia S. Moyer-Packenham Apr 2007

Developing Students' Representational Fluency Using Virtual And Physical Algebra Balances, Jennifer Suth, Patricia S. Moyer-Packenham

Teacher Education and Leadership Faculty Publications

Both virtual and physical manipulatives are reported as effective learning tools when used with different groups of students in a variety of contexts to learn mathematical content. The use of multiple representations and the flexibility to translate among those representational forms facilitates students' learning and has the potential to deepen their understanding. This classroom project involved two groups of third-grade students in a week-long unit focusing on algebraic relationships. The purpose of the unit was to engage students with different algebraic models and encourage students to use informal strategies to represent their relational thinking. The paper highlights examples of these ...


The 2007 Orbis Pictus Award Winner And Other Outstanding Nonfiction Books, S. Wilson, C. Avery, K. Ford, M. Hancock, Sylvia Read, E. C. Stephens, T. A. Young Jan 2007

The 2007 Orbis Pictus Award Winner And Other Outstanding Nonfiction Books, S. Wilson, C. Avery, K. Ford, M. Hancock, Sylvia Read, E. C. Stephens, T. A. Young

Teacher Education and Leadership Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Community Collaborations, Todd Campbell Jan 2007

Community Collaborations, Todd Campbell

Teacher Education and Leadership Faculty Publications

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Differentiation For The Gifted In American Islamic Schools, F. A. K. Al-Lawati, Scott L. Hunsaker Jan 2007

Differentiation For The Gifted In American Islamic Schools, F. A. K. Al-Lawati, Scott L. Hunsaker

Teacher Education and Leadership Faculty Publications

A brief narrative description of the journal article, document, or resource. This research focuses on teacher instructional and curricular practices in gifted students' experiences in Islamic schools in the United States. Surveys were administered at private, full-time Islamic elementary schools to determine the extent to which differentiation practices for meeting the needs of gifted students and the integration of Islamic values were employed. Findings suggest that Islamic schools in the United States have limited programs for gifted students. A majority of teachers in Islamic schools differentiate little between gifted and average students in instructional strategies. When differentiation occurs, it is ...