National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2012 Annual Meeting and Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

261- Encouraging Grades 3–8 Students to Conjecture, Generalize, and Justify

Thursday, April 26, 2012: 3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Salon G (Marriott Downtown)
Lead Speaker:
Michael Perkowski
John Lannin

  • #9047, Perkowski&Lannin, Encouraging Grade 3-8 Students to Conjecture, Generalize, & Justify.pdf (77.5 kB)
  • #9047, Perkowski&Lannin,Encouraging Students to Conjecture ppt.pdf (3.0 MB)

  • Learn about tasks—and ideas for creating tasks—that encourage grades 3–8 students to reason mathematically and to make, justify, refute, refine, and generalize their conjectures. Discussion will emphasize how to encourage generalizing and shape students' justification in the classroom.

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

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