National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2013 Annual Meeting and Exposition

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

579- The Equals Sign: A Relation, Not a Command

Friday, April 19, 2013: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM
Capitol Ballroom 1-3 (Hyatt Regency )
Lead Speaker:
Charity Bauduin
Zachary Champagne

Children often have misconceptions about the meaning of the equals sign. For example, children commonly claim that 9 = 9 is false because no plus or minus sign is present. We will review existing research and examine relevant Common Core State Standards through videos of grades K–1 students responding to formative assessment tasks.

Presentation Format: PreK-2 Session
Grade Band Audience: PreK to 2

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