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Beyond Topics: Some Organizing Principles for a Coherent Approach to Algebra, 2008

Presenter(s): 
Al Cuoco
Date: 
April 23, 2008
Meeting: 
NCTM Annual Meeting
Location: 
Washington, DC

Internet navigation, spreadsheet use, financial decisions, and cell phone programming all require the abilities to reason about calculations, develop algorithms, use symbols, and describe relationships. These skills are core to algebra and are often missed by specifying course content through lists of topics. Participants will look at alternatives.