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

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

175- Connect Geometry, Algebra, and Number by Using Dissections and Decompositions

Friday, October 26, 2012: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Meeting Room 17 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Margaret J. Kenney

  • Hartford 2012 HO copy.ppt.pdf (3.0 MB)

  • Explore the benefits of focusing on the themes of dissections and decompositions. Investigating and creating dissections of shapes and decomposing or recomposing numbers are pathways for students to use in strengthening their reasoning ability. I will share examples and activities that emphasize these themes and promote problem solving.

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

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