Developing Algebraic Thinking by La Salle Education

Developing Algebraic Thinking


In this course we delve into what algebra is and how it is crucial to make the link between arithmetic and algebra. You will have the opportunity to work through some tasks that can used with pupils.

What's included?

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Contents

What is Algebra?
6 mins
Thinking Algebraically
6 mins
Symbol Sense
4 mins
A Symbol Task
3 mins
The Language of Algebra
6 mins
Generalising
3 mins
Functional Reasoning
3 mins
More Functional Thinking
7 mins
Approaching Arithmetic Algebraically
1.13 MB
Shell Centre Resources
Thinking Mathematically (Mason et al., 2010)
1.39 MB