2 edition of **Making Sense of Algebra: Cognitive Processes** found in the catalog.

Making Sense of Algebra: Cognitive Processes

M. E. McGregor

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Published
**December 1991**
by Hyperion Books
.

Written in English

- Algebra - General,
- Mathematics

The Physical Object | |
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Format | Paperback |

Number of Pages | 139 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL10594288M |

ISBN 10 | 0730012824 |

ISBN 10 | 9780730012825 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 27545219 |

For example, understanding arithmetic or algebra involves developing a sense for the affordances of the symbols and notations used. What makes an expert in this domain is how automatically one can make use of the perceptual representations of the mathematical symbols presented in a problem. ERIC is an online library of education research and information, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.

CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) is one of the most common treatments for a range of mental health problems, from anxiety, depression, bipolar, OCD or . Making sense of embodied cognition: Simulation theories of shared neural mechanisms for sensorimotor and cognitive processes Svensson, Henrik / Lindblom, Jessica / Ziemke, 00 € / $ / £

There is growing interest in studying processes of human sensemaking, as this strongly influences human and organizational behavior as well as complex system dynamics due to the diverse lenses people use to interpret and act in the world. The Cognitive Edge SenseMaker® tool is one method for capturing and making sense of people’s attitudes, perceptions, and experiences. On appreciating the cognitive compexity of school algebra: Research on algebra learning and directions of curricular change. In J. Kilpatrick, G. Martin & D. Schifter (Eds.), A Research Companion to Principles and Standards for School Mathematics.

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With the inclusion of ideas for incorporating cognitive development and processing, executive functioning, and interventions for students with mathematical difficulties, Making Sense of Algebra is a great addition to any special education math teacher’s book shelf.”.

"This book has been produced as part of the study materials for ECT/ Language and Mathematics Learning, which is one of the units offered by the Faculty of Education in Deakin University's Open Campus Program.".

Making sense of algebra: cognitive processes influencing comprehension. Geelong, Vic: Deakin University. MLA Citation. MacGregor, Mollie Elspeth. and Deakin University. Faculty of Education. Open Campus Program.

Making sense of algebra: cognitive processes influencing comprehension / Mollie E. MacGregor Deakin University Geelong, Vic Knowledge of mathematical equivalence, the principle that 2 sides of an equation represent the same value, is a foundational concept in algebra, and this knowledge develops throughout elementary.

The period tojust before Newton and Leibniz arrived on the scene, was one of enormous activity in mathematics and science, with great progress in geometry, algebra, and the theory of numbers, made by such men as Napier, Galileo, Kepler, Cavalieri, Wallis, Pascal, Fermat, and Barrow*. Abstract.

The chapter begins by presenting data which suggest that there is a longstanding, and fundamental, problem with school algebra. The problem is that many students who try hard to understand the fundamental principles of algebra, fail to do so.

strategy stages as described on pages 15–17 of Book One: The Number Framework. The Key Ideas section provides important background information for teachers in regard to the development of students’ thinking in algebra and number sense.

Strategy Stage(s) Number Sense and Algebraic Thinking Advanced Counting Page 3 Early Additive Pages 4–5. In the present chapter, we first describe the common misconceptions that students hold when learning algebra. We then explain why these misconceptions are problematic and detail a potential solution with the capability to help students build correct conceptual knowledge while they are learning new procedural skills.

Misconceptions and Learning Algebra. Swan, M. Making sense of algebra. Although findings from cognitive science have suggested learning benefits of confronting errors (Metcalfe.

Making Sense of Non-Hermitian Hamiltonians 2 accepted component of modern science. In an introductory course on quantum physics, one learns the fundamental axioms that deﬁne and characterize the theory.

All but one of these axioms are physical requirements. For example, the energy spectrum is required. Sensemaking or sense-making is the process by which people give meaning to their collective experiences. It has been defined as "the ongoing retrospective development of plausible images that rationalize what people are doing".

The concept was introduced to organizational studies by Karl E. Weick in the s and has affected both theory and practice. Weick intended to encourage a shift away from the traditional focus of organization theorists on decision-making.

Making Sense of Math. Math Is Supposed to Make Sense. Not long ago, I was called on to help my year-old granddaughter, Maisey, who was struggling to pass algebra. That moment of cognitive dissonance should lead the student to take some kind of action until whatever it is does make sense.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. If the brain has a drive for sense-making, then it presumably requires some measure of how much sense different interpretations make, whether these are interpretations of perceptual stimuli (see Fig.

1), or more abstract aspects of the el traditions in philosophy (Kemeny, ), psychology (Hochberg and McAlister, ), neuroscience (Blakemore, ) and statistics (Rissanen.

The first part of the book reviews basic processes in social cognition, including the representation of social concepts, rules of inference, memory, "hot" cognition driven by motivation or affect, and automatic processing. The second part reviews three basic topics in social cognition: group stereotypes, knowledge of other individuals, and the s: Making Sense of Narrative Text book.

Situation, Repetition, and Picturing in the Reading of Short Stories and also engages the cognitive or psychological processes at play in literary reading. The study grows out of the theoretical questions that stylistic analyses of extended fictional texts raise, concerning the nature of narrative.

Making sense of non-Hermitian Hamiltonians The notation used in this paper is as follows: the space-reﬂection operator, or parity operator, is represented by the symbol effect of P on the quantum-mechanical coordinate operator xˆ and the momentum operator pˆ is to change their signs: PxˆP =−ˆx and PpˆP =−ˆp.

(3). Because hearing results from the interplay of so many physical, biological, and psychological processes, the book pulls together the different aspects of hearing―including acoustics, the mathematics of signal processing, the physiology of the ear and central auditory pathways, psychoacoustics, speech, and music―into a coherent s: Sensemaking Theory 1.

Do You Understand. Jessica Ferguson 2. Sensemaking Theory The Sensemaking Theory consists of both the interpretation of information and generating what is interpreted. In simpler terms, the process by which people give meaning to experiences. The book is an excellent review of the subject for those who need to brush up on the subject after many years away from formal mathematics.

Provides a down and dirty guide to entry level college algebra with emphasis on process. Sense making involves developing an understanding of a situation, context, or concept by connecting it with other knowledge.

Reasoning and sense making are closely interrelated. Reasoning and sense making should occur in every mathematics classroom every day. In classrooms that encourage these activities, teachers and students ask and answer such.18 • Chapter 2: Cognitive Principles and Guidelines for Instruction 2Aplysia has a nervous system with a very small number of neurons—ab, some of them very large—and a very simple behavioral repertoire.

As a consequence, it is a favorite subject for reductionist neuroscientists. See, for .Making Meaning in Algebra Examining Students’ Understandings and students in learning to understand how area is a model for making sense of the relation between factors and product, and how even when actual values are to the process of subtracting equal quantities from both sides of .