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Articles and Resources on Proportional Reasoning

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The focus of our second meeting is to deepen our own understanding of the specific content we chose for our research lesson - proportional reasoning.


In preparation, participants should read the following: 



Cynthia W. Langrall and Jane Swafford


 NCTM Research Brief



Recommended Resources for Deepening Teacher Understanding of Ratio and Proportional Reasoning


Suzanne Chapin


John A. Van De Walle


 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics   


Progression Document for the Common Core Standards in Mathematics



More Readings on Proportional Reasoning


S. Megan Che 


Esther M. H. Billings 


Thomas Post, Merlyn Behr and Richard Lesh 


Melanie Parker 


 Wim Van Dooren, Dirk De Bock, Lieven Verschaffel and Dirk Janssens   


 Charles Thompson and William S. Bush   




Additional Recommended Print Resources

  • Teaching Fractions and Ratios for Understanding by Susan Lamon 


  • Math Matters: Understanding the Math You Teach, Grades 6-8 (Chapter 8) by Suzanne H Chapin - available above


  • Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally (Chapter 18) by John Van de Walle - available above


  • Keeping Things in Proportion from the EMPower Series 



















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