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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.

335- Video Games and Making Math More like Things Student Like

Friday, April 11, 2014: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
Great Hall A/D (Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Dan Meyer

Students around the world are playing millions of hours of video games per day and, in many cases, they’re enjoying those games more than they enjoy our math classes. Let’s look at several of the most popular video games ever and pull out some lessons. As task designers, test givers, and classroom managers, what can we learn from those games?

Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session
Grade Band Audience: General Interest/All Audiences