National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2012 Regional Conference and Exposition: Chicago, Illinois

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120- Math versus the Real World: Which Matters More?

Friday, November 30, 2012: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM
Regency Ballroom D (Hyatt)
Lead Speaker:
Christopher S. Danielson
Karim Kai Ani

We can agree that we should use the real world in math class, but why? Should math help students understand the real world, or should the real world help them better understand math? In this debate, Connected Math's Christopher Danielson and Karim Ani of Mathalicious will face off. Does math serve context, or does context serve math? You decide.

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

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