id: 05948943
dt: j
an: 2011f.00547
au: Coburn, John W.
ti: Alternative approaches to traditional topics in algebra.
so: Math. Teach. (Reston) 104, No. 1, 34-39 (2010).
py: 2010
pu: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Reston, VA
la: EN
cc: H33
ut: elementary algebra; teaching methods; solving equations; inequalities;
quadratic equations; graphs
ci:
li: http://www.nctm.org/eresources/article_summary.asp?URI=MT2010-08-34a&from=B
ab: Summary: Students who otherwise seem unreachable through traditional
approaches to algebra require some alternative teaching methods. So do
teachers who seek to add elements of freshness and innovation to their
classrooms or who simply appreciate variety. This article offers some
unconventional techniques for teaching a few conventional algebra
topics. (Contains 2 figures.) (ERIC)
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