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

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

106- Developing Measurement Fluency through International Classroom Collaborations

Thursday, October 25, 2012: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM
Meeting Room 16 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Margaret M. Thombs
Jenny K. Tsankova and Kristin Scala

In today’s global society, fluency with the metric system and familiarity with how other countries measure temperature and money are essential. We will present a variety of constructivist classroom math projects completed as part of an international collaboration between fourth and fifth graders in the United States and Sweden.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Session
Grade Band Audience: Preservice and Inservice, 3 to 5

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