National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2013 Annual Meeting and Exposition

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

225- Developing Children’s Algebraic Thinking through Problem-Based Function Tasks

Thursday, April 18, 2013: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Mile High 2 C (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Maria Blanton
Angela Murphy Gardiner and Barbara M. Brizuela

  • Lesson 4_Brady_Party.pdf (150.6 kB)
  • Instructional_Sequence.pdf (1.6 MB)

  • Functional thinking is a crucial domain by which children can develop algebra understanding and engage in the Common Core Mathematical Practices. Knowing characteristics of tasks that can effect functional thinking is essential. Examine the components of a research-based instructional sequence designed to develop children’s functional thinking.

    Presentation Format: PreK-2 Session
    Grade Band Audience: PreK to 2, 3 to 5
    Attribute: Learn <-> Reflect strand presentation

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