National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2013 Annual Meeting and Exposition

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600- Balancing at a Mile High: Build Productive Mathematical Thinkers

Saturday, April 20, 2013: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM
Mile High 1 C/D (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Mary C Cavanagh
Carole E Greenes

Many students infer that the equals sign means “the total” or the “operations = answer.” Restricting problems to only those that fit that interpretation of the equals sign hinders students' ability to learn from and solve novel equations. We will explore approaches to build habits of mind of a productive mathematical thinker.

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

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