patterning


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pat·tern·ing

 (păt′ər-nĭng)
n.
1. Design, structure, or configuration of a form, style, or method.
2. A method of physical therapy in which a rigid pattern of exercises is used to stimulate weak or paralyzed nerves and muscles to act on their own.
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patterning

(ˈpætənɪŋ)
n
(Psychology) psychol conditioning; learning through practice or repetition
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patterning

[ˈpætənɪŋ] Ndiseño m, dibujo m
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One teacher's real-world situation for the pattern in the chart was, "My dog is 3 years older than my cat." The representations served as familiar tools to develop algebraic connections to patterning knowledge, rather than being something foreign that the teachers would have to memorize how to manipulate.
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