Area of a Changing Triangle: Piecing It Together

Area of a Changing Triangle: Piecing It Together

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Blake Peterson recently published an article titled “Area of a Changing Triangle: Piecing It Together” in the Mathematics Teacher: Teaching and Learning PK-12. Blake has answered a few questions about this article below:  Who would you say is the target audience for this article? High school teachers What is the big problem you hoped to address with this article? Piecewise functions are usually taught in a very abstract way and void of context. I saw this problem in Japan and was fascinated to see a context for piecewise functions and even more interesting was that some of the pieces were not linear. I think the context can make piecewise functions more accessible for students. What are some of the key ideas in the article? With some careful scaffolding and board…
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Theoretically Framing the Pedagogy of Learning to Teach Mathematics with Technology

Theoretically Framing the Pedagogy of Learning to Teach Mathematics with Technology

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Keith Leatham recently published an article titled “Theoretically Framing the Pedagogy of Learning to Teach Mathematics with Technology” in Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education. Keith has answered a few questions about this article below:  Who were your co-authors on this article? Allison McCulloch at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Nina Bailey at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charity Cayton at East Carolina University, Kristen Fye at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and Jennifer Lovett at Middle Tennessee State University Who would you say is the target audience for this article? Mathematics teacher educators What is the big problem you hoped to address with this article? The big problem is that the work of teaching teachers about learning and teaching mathematics with technology…
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