How Math Counts

2007novel_2Professor of Mathematics Lynn Arthur Steen believes “fractions and Algebra II represent the most subtle, powerful, and mind-twisting elements of school mathematics.” The challenge is how to teach abstract math concepts in ways that students understand.

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What’s missing from traditional mathematics instruction, says Steen, is sufficient emphasis on three important ingredients: communication, connections, and contexts.

How do you bring these three ingredients into your math classroom?