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2006Research Conference | June 15–16

This conference highlighted the work of invited speakers, independent researchers who have received grant funds from the Institute of Education Sciences, and trainees supported through predoctoral training grants and postdoctoral fellowships. The presentations are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the U.S. Department of Education or the Institute of Education Sciences.
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue, N.W.
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Cognition and Student Learning

Diagnosing Students' Algebraic Misconceptions
Presenters: Michael Russell, Boston College
Joan Lucariello, Boston College

Does Using Contrasting Cases Increase Problem Solving, Flexibility and Understanding? An Experimental Study on Early Algebra Learning
Presenters: Bethany Rittle-Johnson, Vanderbilt University
Jon Star, Michigan State University
Howard Glasser, Michigan State University
Kosze Lee, Michigan State University

Neural Markers of Effective Learning
Presenter: John Anderson, Carnegie Mellon University

Recommendations for Strengthening Mathematics Teachers' Comparative Explanations
Presenters: Lindsey Richland, University of California-Irvine
Keith Holyoak, University of California-Los Angeles
Osnat Zur, University of California-Los Angeles
Guido Schauer, University of California-Los Angeles