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269- GeoAlgebra: Kindergarteners Seeing Patterns and Making Generalizations

Thursday, April 14, 2011: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM
101/102 (JW Marriott)
Lead Speaker:
Arnulfo Perez
Olufunke Adefope and Dionne I. Cross

Algebra is often a subject relegated to upper middle and high school students. However, much of the arithmetic work done in elementary schools includes elements of algebraic reasoning. This presentation will discuss our experiences with using kindergarten and first-grade students’ knowledge of shapes to help them develop generalizable mathematical relationships and make generalizations.

Presentation Format: PreK-2 Session
Grade Band Audience: PreK to 2

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