Thursday, April 10, 2014: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

Grand Ballroom C (Hilton)

Lead Speaker:

Philip Daro

Few topics in mathematics have attracted as much effort with so little result as fractions. By starting with unit fractions and equivalent fractions, and by using the Standards for Mathematical Practice, students see the coherence of fractions with whole number arithmetic, extend their prior knowledge and prepare for algebra, instead of taking a grand detour.

Presentation Format: *3-5 Session*

Grade Band Audience: *3 to 5, 6 to 8*