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TITLE OF THE INTERVENTION TOOL

Simplification of algebraic expressions

ADDRESS TO

Class

COGNITIVE AREA AND MATHEMATICAL DOMAIN ADDRESSED

Memory/Algebra

UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR LEARNING PRINCIPLES

- Engagement/Self-regulation
- Representation/Perception
- Representation/Language and symbols
- Action and expression/Expression and communication
- Action and expression/Executive functions

FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT STRATEGIES

- Providing feedback
- Activating students s resources for one another
- Activating learners as the owners of their own learning

EQUIPMENT NEEDED

Manipulable materials, worksheet and pencil

ESTIMATED TIME

0,5h

DESCRIPTION

Series of educational activities designed for small groups and carried out with manipulable materials

EDUCATIONAL AIM

Simplify algebraic expressions with addition/subtraction of monomials

REFERENCES

[1] Karagiannakis, G. N., Baccaglini-Frank, A. E., & Roussos, P. (2016). Detecting strengths and weaknesses in learning mathematics through a model classifying mathematical skills. Australian J. of Learning Difficulties, 21(2), 115–141. https://doi.org/10.1080/19404158.2017.1289963
[2] Workshop with Dr. Giannis Karagianakis in International Congress of math learning difficulties, in Lisbon, 7,8/02/2020
[3] Black, P., & Wiliam, D. (2009). Developing the theory of formative assessment. Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 21(1), 5-31.
[4] Black, P., & Wiliam, D. (1998). Assessment and classroom learning. Assessment in education, 5(1), 7-74.
[5] Wiliam, D. (1999). Formative assessment in mathematics Part 2: feedback. Equals: Mathematics and Special Educational Needs, 5(3), 8-11
[6] European Project FasMed (https://research.ncl.ac.uk/fasmed/).
[7] Universal design for learning (UDL) principles (http://udlguidelines.cast.org/)

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