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

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11- (PR)2: Promoting Rigor and Proportional Reasoning in Middle Grades Mathematics

Thursday, October 25, 2012: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM
Meeting Room 16 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Jean M. McGivney-Burelle
John R. Tapper and Nicholas Balisciano

  • NCTM 2012 Talk Proportional Reasoning.pdf (4.2 MB)

  • Proportionality has been called the capstone of elementary school mathematics and the cornerstone of advanced mathematics. This session presents an overview of research on proportional reasoning as well as a series of problems and tasks to help middle school students develop proportional-reasoning skills.

    Presentation Format: 6-8 Session
    Grade Band Audience: 6 to 8

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