National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2013 Annual Meeting and Exposition

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

611- Using Magic to Motivate the Learning of Algebra

Saturday, April 20, 2013: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM
709/711 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
John W. Gregory

I will present many magic tricks that algebra explains. First, I will use cards, number cubes, a calendar, or mental patterns. Then I will show in general how the trick works. Finally, I will explain the trick, showing the algebra that you can share with your students to motivate them more.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Session
Grade Band Audience: 9 to 12, 6 to 8

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