
Proportional Reasoning
Proportional Reasoning prepares the transition from a primary focus on arithmetic and skills
with algorithms (typical of elementary and middle school) to a focus
on algebra, where students use multiplicative, as well as additive,
thinking.
Professional Development Goals
 Explore the relationship between proportional reasoning and algebraic thinking.
 Understand that students who appear to reason proportionally may in fact be following a procedure without understanding it.
 Understand methods for developing students' proportional reasoning.
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