## Stewart, Sepideh

# And the Rest is Just Algebra

**Table of contents**

**Part I. Current State of Students’ Inadequacies, Conceptions and Fluency of Algebra in the US Colleges**

1. Algebra Underperformances at College Level: What Are the Consequences?*Sepideh Stewart, Stacy Reeder*

2. Examining the Role of Prior Experience in the Learning of Algebra*Mercedes McGowen*

**Part II. College Algebra in a Broader Context**

3. Long-Term Effects of Sense Making and Anxiety in Algebra*David Tall*

4. Misconceptions and Learning Algebra*Julie L. Booth, Kelly M. McGinn, Christina Barbieri, Laura K. Young*

5. A Deep Understanding of Fractions Supports Student Success in Algebra*Stacy Reeder*

**Part III. Positive Approaches to the Teaching of Algebra**

6. Overcoming the Algebra Barrier: Being Particular About the General, and Generally Looking Beyond the Particular, in Homage to Mary Boole*John Mason*

7. Algebra as Part of an Integrated High School Curriculum*James T. Fey, David A. Smith*

8. Teaching and Learning Middle School Algebra: Valuable Lessons from the History of Mathematics*Mala S. Nataraj, Mike Thomas*

**Part IV. Proposed Future Developments**

9. Cognitive Neuroscience and Algebra: Challenging Some Traditional Beliefs*Carolyn Kieran*

10. Rethinking Algebra: A Versatile Approach Integrating Digital Technology*Mike Thomas*

**Part V. Teaching Higher Algebra**

11. Why Does Linear Algebra Have to Be So Abstract?*John Hannah*

12. School Algebra to Linear Algebra: Advancing Through the Worlds of Mathematical Thinking*Sepideh Stewart*

**Keywords:** Education, Mathematics Education, Learning & Instruction

- Editor
- Stewart, Sepideh
- Publisher
- Springer
- Publication year
- 2017
- Language
- en
- Edition
- 1
- Page amount
- 20 pages
- Category
- Upbringing, Education
- Format
- Ebook
- eISBN (PDF)
- 9783319450537
- Printed ISBN
- 978-3-319-45052-0