Comparative Study of Three Approaches to Teaching Rates

  • Olen Dias
  • William Baker
  • Bronislaw Czarnocha


This chapter has a special aim and organization. It presents the comparative study of three different approaches to the same theme of proportional reasoning, in particular of the concept of the rate. The idea for the study is related to the Chinese Keli lesson study method (Huang & Bao, 2006), whose one of the approaches is the observation of two classes taught by different instructors and presenting different approaches to the same theme (CTRAS 5, 2013) followed by the discussion comparing the instructional approaches.


Lesson Plan Mathematics Education Research Proportional Reasoning Rate Sequence Teaching Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Olen Dias
    • 1
    • 2
  • William Baker
    • 3
    • 4
  • Bronislaw Czarnocha
    • 5
    • 6
  1. 1.Mathematics DepartmentEugenio Maria de Hostos Community CollegeUSA
  2. 2.City University of New YorkUSA
  3. 3.Mathematics DepartmentEugenio Maria de Hostos Community CollegeUSA
  4. 4.City University of New YorkUSA
  5. 5.Mathematics DepartmentEugenio Maria de Hostos Community CollegeUSA
  6. 6.City University of New YorkUSA

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