Planting the Seeds of Algebra, PreK–2

Planting the Seeds of Algebra, PreK–2

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Help young minds explore algebraic concepts This book shows teachers how to create a strong foundation in algebra for very young children. Using in-depth math a€œexplorations, a€ the author unpacksa€”step by stepa€”the hidden connections to higher algebra. Each exploration contains an elegantly simple grade-banded lesson (on addition, subtraction, patterns, and odd and even numbers), followed by a discussion of the lesson's algebra connections, as well as suggestions for additional problems to explore. Throughout, readers will find: Clear explanations of algebraic connections Specific strategies for teaching the key ideas of algebra Lesson modifications for older or younger students An array of age-appropriate problems and gamesThere was a purpose for a€œturning arounda€ two addends, as each new turn-around sum yielded a new solution. ... that only 25% of third- grade students answered correctly when asked if2+3=3+2and2a€“3=3a€“2arebothtrue (Warren, 2002). The teachera#39;s role is of the essence if we want children to deeply comprehend the commutative property and + 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 ... Without generality there is no mathematics.


Title:Planting the Seeds of Algebra, PreK–2
Author:Monica Neagoy
Publisher:Corwin Press - 2012-04-17
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