A Learning Progression for Multiplying, Dividing, and Factoring Polynomials

2016-03-26T05:39:53Z (GMT) by Raymond Johnson
While multiplying binomials, factoring, completing the square, and polynomial division are important skills, belaboring these skills can interfere with students' broader vision of algebra. In this session, we will explore a learning trajectory involving the area model and its derivatives in ways that promote student proficiency and understanding.