Ed Laughbaum

Ed Laughbaum


·  About Ed Laughbaum

·  Co-Editor, The Ohio Journal of School Mathematics

·  Emeritus Professor of Mathematics


"An Argument for Using a Function Approach When Teaching Algebra". An investigation of the findings of cognitive science (neuroscience or brain science) as related to the teaching and learning of algebra through a function approach with a graphing calculator.

IMPLEMENTATION TO A FUNCTION APPROACH

·  Function Implementation Document

1998 NATIONAL SURVEY

·  National Survey of Calculator Use at the College Level

SELECTED PAPERS

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

Not Your Father's Equation Solving - Corrected” Florida Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Dimensions in Mathematics, FALL 2013, 33 (2), 14 - 23.

When Will I Ever Use This Stuff? California Math Council ComMuniCator, pp. 25-28. December, 2013.

An Analysis of Connections Based on Neuroscience,” Texas Mathematics Teacher. (2013)

Learning - Changing the Connections in the Brain,” The New Jersey Mathematics Teacher. (2012)

Federal Tax Schedule Y-1: Piece-wise Defined Function. No, Wait; It's an Absolute Value,” New York State Mathematics Teachers' Journal. (2012)

Apps for iPad and Android Tablets: Behaviors of the Core Functions of Algebra, Solving Equations Containing the Core Functions of Algebra, Summative Review of the Core Functions of Algebra, Foundations of Algebra, Symbol Manipulations in Algebra, Explore Linear Functions, Explore Quadratic Functions, Explore Exponential Functions, & Explore Solving Equations through Functions. (2012)

Capitalizing on Basic Brain Processes in Developmental Algebra – Part One,” MathAMATYC Educator 2 (2), 4-7. (2011)

Capitalizing on Basic Brain Processes in Developmental Algebra – Part Two,” MathAMATYC Educator 2 (3), 28-31. (2011)

Capitalizing on Basic Brain Processes in Developmental Algebra – Part Three,” MathAMATYC Educator 3 (1), 10-13, (2011)

The Neuroscience of Connections Visualizations & Generalizations Knights, C. & Oldknow, A., eds. Enhancing Mathematics with Digital Technologies. Continuum Press. London, UK. (2011)

"Generalizing Patterns in Algebra for Long-Term Memory Understanding" ( California Math Council, ComMuniCator, (34, 2), December, 2009 )

PREPRINT "Dynamic Visualizations in Teaching Algebra" Ohio Journal of School Mathematics Spring 2009

"Implications of neuroscientific research on teaching algebra" International Journal on Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning (2008)
Vol 18 Nos. 5/6 2008 p 585

PREPRINT "Neural Associations through Mathematical and Contextual Connections," 2008. Ohio Journal of School Mathematics

Why Use a Function Approach when Teaching Algebra? Texas Mathematics Teacher, 53(1), 10-16. (2006)

Hand-Held Graphing Technology in the Developmental Algebra Curriculum (Preprint) MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER EDUCATION, 37(3), 301-314. (2003).

Developmental Algebra with Function as the Underlying Theme 2003. Mathematics and Computer Education, 37 (1), 63-71

Graphing Technology - Tool of Choice for Teaching Developmental Mathematics 2001. The AMATYC Review, 24 (1), 41-55

Using Data to Promote Mathematical Understanding 2000. Proceedings of the ACDCA 6th Summer Academy

On Teaching Intermediate Algebra from a Function Approach 1999. Virginia Mathematics Teacher, Vol. 25, No. 2

Sharp Corners, Rates of Change, Systems of Equations, CAS, and Geometric Transformations All in One Problem 1998. Proceedings of the 2nd T3 Japan National Conference

Multiplicity of Algebraic Methods Using Graphing Calculator Technology ICMI-East Asia Regional Conference on Mathematics Education ICMI-EARCOME 1, Cheongju, Korea Vol. 3. 153-166. (1998) Proceedings

Neuroscience and the Role of Pattern Generalizing in Algebra,” CMC-South 54th Annual Mathematics Conference. (2013)

Unlock the Algebraic Mind through Patterns & Visuals,” Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching. (2013)

Order Is Significant-Teaching Pencil and Paper Developmental Algebra belong AFTER Teaching with Technology,” International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics. (2013)

Pattern Building in Algebra,” T3 International Conference. (2013)

Thirty-five % (35%) of Ohio's Matriculating Seniors must be remediated!,” OCTM 62nd Annual Conference. (2012)

Technology without neuroscience is like food without nutrition,” T3 International Conference. (2012)

Teach Senior Remedial Algebra II through a Function Approach with the TI-84,” T3 International Conference. (2010)

The Graphing Calculator is a Teaching Tool, Not a Confirming Pencil & Paper Math Tool,” International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics. (2008)

Three Compelling Reasons for Using a Graphing Calculator,” California Math Council-South 49th Annual Fall Conference. (2008)

Teaching Developmental Algebra Isn’t Brain Science. Wait… Yes It Is.,” 33rd AMATYC Annual Conference. (2007)

Keynote Address "Teaching and Learning Algebra based on Neuroscience/Cognitive Science Research" 8th International Conference on Technology in Mathematics Teaching, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic. (2007)

The Meaning of A Function Approach to Teaching Algebra" National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 82ndAnnual Meeting (2004)

More to Data than Modeling (School Science and Mathematics Association 2003 Annual Conference)

The Exponential Function - More Important Than Ever Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics 53rd Annual Conference (2003)

High School Mathematics Remediation through a Function Approach, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 81stAnnual Meeting (2003)

Remedial Algebra with Function as the Underlying Theme, (National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics 2003 Annual Conference)

A Teaching Lesson on Factoring Polynomials with Technology 15th Annual International T3 Conference (2003)

Modernizing the Developmental Mathematics Curriculum through Algebra from a Function Approach National Association for Developmental Education 27th Annual Conference (2003)

Ideas on Teaching the Linear Function National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Central Regional Conference (2002)

The Teaching of the Quadratic Function: An Introduction Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics 52nd Annual Conference (2002)

The Linear Function in Context Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching (2002)


Open-ended Questions and Guided Discovery in Beginning/Intermediate Algebra ICTCM 11th Annual Conference (1998)




2008 Algebra through Function Academy - Duck, North Carolina, June 22 - 27

·  2008 registration and information

Previous AMATYC Summer Institutes: "Developmental Algebra Using a Function Approach"

·  2002 Institute Pictures and Report

·  2003 Institute Pictures and Report

·  2004 Institute Pictures and Report

·   2005 Institute Pictures and Report

·   2006 Institute Pictures and Report

·   2007 Institute Pictures and Report

·   2008 Institute Pictures


Previous AMATYC Summer Institutes: "Teaching in Context"

 

·  June 11-16, 2000 Information

·  June 10-15, 2001 Information

·  1999 Institute Pictures and Report

·  2000 Institute Pictures and Report

·  2001 Institute Pictures and Report


Department of Mathematics
Ohio State University
231 W. 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
Ph: 614-563-1835
Fax: 480-287-9546
elaughba@math.ohio-state.edu