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542- Connecting Proportional Reasoning and Algebraic Thinking

Friday, April 15, 2011: 3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Marriott Ballroom 1/2 (Marriott Downtown)
Lead Speaker:
Gloria Beswick
Rhonda Niemi

Seeing multiplicative relationships and reasoning proportionally is essential to students' success in algebra. Participants will use the TI-73 Explorer graphing calculator to engage in hands-on activities designed to develop proportional reasoning from a very beginning level. We will focus on the connection to algebraic thinking through lines and their slopes.

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

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