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

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

94- Decontextualizing and Contextualizing: The Keys to Problem Solving

Thursday, October 25, 2012: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Exhibit Hall A Room 3 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Patti Jean Dieck
Keryn A. Naso

All too often, students have trouble finding the math under the surface of word problems. The surface structure influences them much more than it should. This workshop will focus on techniques teachers can use to help their students uncover the deep structure and embedded math of word problems.

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

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