National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2013 Annual Meeting and Exposition

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

128- Pattern Block Frenzy: Proportional Reasoning with Technology

Thursday, April 18, 2013: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
108 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Katie L. Anderson

  • 2013NCTM_PatternBlockFrenzy_Anderson.pdf (6.6 MB)

  • Students often struggle with making sense of ratios and proportions. Learn how a group of sixth graders used virtual pattern blocks to develop proportional reasoning. Their work reveals a variety of creative solutions made possible by the dynamic nature of virtual manipulatives, worthwhile mathematical tasks, and rich classroom discussions.

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

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