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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition

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

452- Understanding and Solving Word Problems Using Singapore's Model Drawings

Friday, April 11, 2014: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Grand Salon 21-24 (Hilton)
Lead Speaker:
Richard Bisk

  • 22026,Bisk,Understanding and Solving Word Problems Using Singapores Model Drawings .pdf (298.0 kB)

  • Many students struggle when asked to solve word problems involving fractions, ratio, & percent. Model drawing helps students visualize, understand, and solve complex word problems, and provide a bridge to algebraic techniques. Experience sample solutions and learn how to use this effective technique for helping students develop deep understanding.

    Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session
    Grade Band Audience: 3 to 5, 6 to 8