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Tool Foster Algebraic Thinking Toolkit: A Guide for Staff Development


This Toolkit is composed of four modules designed around analyzing student work; listening to students; documenting patterns of student thinking; and asking questions of students. The goal of the Toolkit is to �help mathematics teachers in grades 6-10 learn to identify, describe, and foster algebraic thinking in their students�and understand students� thinking through the analysis of different kinds of data, such as student work and classroom observations.� The Toolkit materials include Facilitator Notes and blackline masters for each module and are built around rich problem solving tasks.

Authors: Mark Driscoll in collaboration with Judith Zawojewski, Andrea Humez, Johannah Nikula, Lynn Goldsmith, and James Hammerman

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