The **M****athematics ****E****ducation ****S****tudent ****A****ssociation**

invites you to the
colloquium:

*TeachersÕ Knowledge of Student
Thinking and Their Instructional Practices in Algebra** *

*Speaker:*

**UGA Mathematics Education Department**

`I observed and interviewed one eighth-grade teacher and one ninth-grade teacher of Algebra 1 to investigate and understand their knowledge of student thinking and instructional practices in algebra. The following research questions guided the study: What is the nature of teachersÕ professional knowledge about student thinking in Algebra 1? How is this knowledge grounded? How does student thinking and knowledge of it inform teachersÕ instructional practices?`

`What are teachersÕ beliefs about student thinking in Algebra 1?`

**102 Aderhold Hall**

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