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Mathematical Notations and Schools – 15

“Scientific Notation” – Variants on the Standard In this series, we’ve done a review of mathematical notation, with an eye on how each notation helps or hinders student learning. In the prior posts, we started to explore function notation, and … Continue reading

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Mathematical Notation and Schools – 14

Functions:  Variant Notations In this series, we’ve done a review of mathematical notation, with an eye on how each notation helps or hinders student learning. In the prior posts, we started to explore function notation, which in middle school and … Continue reading

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Mathematical Notation and Schools – 13

Functions:  Standard Notation and Schools, Continued In this series, we’ve done a review of mathematical notation, with an eye on how each notation helps or hinders student learning. In the previous post, we started to explore function notation, which in … Continue reading

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Mathematical Notation and Schools – 12

Functions:  Standard Notation and Schools In this series, we’ve done a review of mathematical notation, with an eye on how each notation helps or hinders student learning.  The focus here is modest: on what teachers can do, even if their … Continue reading

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Mathematical Notation and Schools – 11

Expressions and Formulas: A Larger Deviation from the Standard Notation In this series, we’ve done a review of mathematical notation, with an eye on how each notation helps or hinders student learning.  The focus here is modest: on what teachers … Continue reading

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Mathematical Notation and Schools – 10

Expressions and Formulas: Slight Variations on the Standard In this series, we’ve done a review of mathematical notation, with an eye on how each notation helps or hinders student learning.  The focus here is on what teachers can do, even … Continue reading

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Mathematical Notation and Schools – 9

Expressions and Formulas: Standard Notation In this series, I’ve been exploring issues of mathematical notation and their impact on student learning in school.  In the last installment I veered a bit from the straight path and showed a way to … Continue reading

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