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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.

222- A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Formula

Thursday, April 10, 2014: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Jefferson Ballroom (Hilton)
Lead Speaker:
Martin Funk
Steve Viktora

Humor can keep students' attention and reduce their stress, but it can also be a tool to motivate and illuminate mathematical understanding. Explore the connection between mathematics and humor with topics that include proofs, numbers, and function transformations. Learn why math jokes can be more than just puns.

Presentation Format: 9-12 Session
Grade Band Audience: 6 to 8, 9 to 12

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