National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2013 Annual Meeting and Exposition

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111- Clueless: Unintended Consequences of Teaching Clues/Keys for Solving Problems

Thursday, April 18, 2013: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Four Seasons 1 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Cathy L Seeley

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  • CCSSM Practice Standards.pdf (71.0 kB)

  • Sometimes our efforts to help students deal with word problems actually obstruct mathematics learning. Developing mathematical habits of mind has to go beyond translating words and looking for clues. How can we help all students look past translation and learn to think about the mathematics in a problem?

    Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session
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