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648- Square or Rhombus? Helping Students Develop Relational Thinking through Geometry

Saturday, April 16, 2011: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
124 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Dicky Ng
Katie Anderson

Children often lack understanding of how a square can also simultaneously be a rhombus and a rectangle. Come engage in activities tried and tested in upper elementary school classrooms to address common misconceptions with quadrilaterals. Participants will examine samples of students’ work and receive a copy of the activities to use in their classrooms.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Gallery Workshop
Grade Band Audience: 6 to 8, 3 to 5

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