National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2012 Regional Conference and Exposition: Hartford, Connecticut

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54- Rethinking Fractions: Implications for Teaching and Learning Algebra

Thursday, October 25, 2012: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Ballroom E (Marriott)
Lead Speaker:
Gail Burrill

The Common Core State Standards call for an approach to fractions based on a unit fraction and related to a number line. In a coherent curriculum, secondary school teachers should understand and build on this approach for their work with rational expressions in algebra. Supported by interactive dynamic technology, this approach holds promise for addressing many student misconceptions.

Presentation Format: 9-12 Session
Grade Band Audience: 9 to 12, 6 to 8
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