PennsylvaniaCausalMathMiddleSecondaryHigher EducationInformal SettingsPrincipal Investigator: John AndersonProject OverviewBackground & Purpose: This research will study adolescents and college students who have mastered middle-school mathematics, including fractions and negative numbers, and challenge them to extend this knowledge to deal with a novel mathematical concept. The critical contribution of this research is that it goes beyond the question of how to teach a specific mathematical competence and addresses the question of how to prepare students to extend their mathematical knowledge and discover new mathematical relationships. Setting: This research takes place in secondary and higher education settings. Research Design: This research takes place in secondary and higher education settings. Findings: To date, this project has not yet generated findings. Publications & Presentations: There are no project publications at this time.