How can we structure instruction so that students are best able to draw on their own prior knowledge when learning or problem-solving?

Through Analogies in Mathematics

With Explanation & Comparison

With Certain Types of Diagrams

How do students’ math anxiety affect learning or problem solving?

Math Anxiety and Strategy Variability

What is the nature of children’s foundational knowledge of whole numbers and their operations, and how does this change as they learn about other kinds of numbers?

Measuring “Operation Sense”

Conceptual Change in Arithmetic

What is the role of variability in learning and reasoning about mathematics?

When is behavior variable, and when is that variability adaptive?

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