Davis' pedagogical approach has important implications for teaching. He created an atmosphere that was conducive to investigation and discovery, used cognitively engaging tasks, and designed lessons to build on the developing understanding of the students. He implemented strategies to address gaps in learning and differences between students. Studying videos of Davis' lessons with early algebra learners could be an effective way of promoting a thoughtful approach to teaching these ideas.game ends when the rule is correctly guessed, or when there are 10 input/output values without a correct rule, ... Students are subsequently asked to explore the concept of function through graphs, equations, and tables of input/output values. The word function is not used in Book 1 . ... In this book, however, the concept of function is revisited in a later chapter, this time including quadratic functions. This isanbsp;...

Title | : | Learning the Concept of Function: Guess My Rule Activities with Dr. Robert B. Davis |

Author | : | Patricia Giordano |

Publisher | : | ProQuest - 2008 |

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