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

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

204- Picking Away at Area

Friday, October 26, 2012: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Exhibit Hall A Room 1 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Kathleen M. Fick
Nicola Edwards- Omolewa

Explore the spatial concept of area through origami and dot paper activities, finally arriving at a formula for the area of any polygon. The session examines the conceptual knowledge of area while including and challenging all students regardless of prior knowledge. Problem solving beyond the chugging of formulas is guaranteed. Materials provided.

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

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