The Languages of the Math Classroom

© '98, Agnes Azzolino

Table of Contents and Preface

This page begins the collected lecture notes for "The Languages of A Mathematics Class" presented at 10:00 am on October 22, 1998, by Agnes Azzolino at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New Jersey. Feel free to use this material but quote the source.

Warm Up
- problems prior to the lecture are found at:
Intro to Math Lanugages
- Thoughts from 11/03 to 1/04
Features & Levels of Proficiency
- "Reasons for the Use of the Term Language,"
"Features of Math Class Languages," and the
"Levels of Proficiency" are found at:
Math Class Language Families
are found at:
The Math Class Languages
are found at:
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The Semiequation and Semiexpression
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Math Exercises
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Math Exercises Animated Gif
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"The Hundreds Board"
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"Graphing with Manipulatives"
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Golden Rules & Closing
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Some of this materials has been published or presented before and may be found in the following publications which are also listed on appropriate pages as endnotes.

"The Hundreds Board,"
Agnes Azzolino, © 2/24/97, TXu 813-453 and Math Games For Adult and Child Agnes Azzolino, © 1993, ISBN 0-9623593-4-3
"Tristadecapath to Math," and
"Word/Symbol/Picture/Graph Paper,"
from FALL '96 PAPERS PLUS, Agnes Azzolino, © 1/2/97, TXu 777-607
"Coordinate Plane" and
"Absolute Value Dilator,"
from Exploring Functions through the Use of Manipulatives Agnes Azzolino, © 2/24/97, TXu 813-453 and the Graphing with Manipulatives Product Line
"Precalc Questionbook,"
Agnes Azzolino, © 2/24/97, TXu 813-453 and Fall '98 Precalc QB Agnes Azzolino, © 1998
from "MATYCNJ August '96 Newsletter," Agnes Azzolino, © 1996

The Languages of the Math Classroom

    Verbal, Written, Pictorial, and Concrete (the Hundreds Board, for example) are the four broad mathematics language families discussed in this electronic monograph found at and additional pages (ISBN: 1-929-870-01-9 © 1998, Agnes Azzolino).

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