National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2013 Annual Meeting and Exposition

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

646- One Small Teaching Change, One Giant Leap for Student Understanding

Saturday, April 20, 2013: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
709/711 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Teresa G. Banker
Amanda Cobb and Lori Haakenson

  • 646 BANKER One Small Change.pdf (291.8 kB)

  • Two elementary school teachers changed their teaching of place-value and whole-number operations to third graders, resulting in remarkable gains for students on a high-stakes test. See the activities the teachers used with students and how moving away from the standard algorithms moved students to better understanding.

    Presentation Format: 3-5 Session
    Grade Band Audience: 3 to 5, PreK to 2

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