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Using Contrasting Examples to Support Procedural Flexibility and Conceptual Understanding in Mathematics
Harvard Graduate School of Education
For information about our current Contrasting Cases project - Leveraging Comparison and Explanation of Multiple Strategies to Improve Algebra Learning - please visit this site,
Publications & Presentations
Star and Rittle-Johnson describe and illustrate teaching techniques that improve both students' understanding of concepts and procedural skill. Evidence-Based Practices for Supporting Understanding and Skill in Mathematics.
Star discusses the definition of Algebra and reasons why students struggle to understand Algebra.
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