National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2013 Annual Meeting and Exposition

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673- We’re Writing in Secret Code: I Think It’s Algebra

Saturday, April 20, 2013: 9:45 AM-11:00 AM
Four Seasons 4 (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Janie L Zimmer
Robert O. Jesberg Jr.

Manipulatives hold a key to understanding the beginnings of algebra. Strategies for creative uses of manipulatives foster understanding so students see what expressions such as 3br, lwh, and + 2y really mean. A concrete foundation for math notation and symbols will demystify a complex code for students. Let’s help students learn the secret code.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Gallery Workshop
Grade Band Audience: 6 to 8, 3 to 5

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