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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2014 Regional Conference and Exposition: Richmond, Virginia

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

161- What's the Situation Got to Do with It?

Friday, November 14, 2014: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM
Grand Ballroom AB (Marriott) (Marriott)
Lead Speaker:
Ruby Mora
Bethany Farmer

  • 161,Mora,What's the Situation Got to Do With It.pdf (150.5 kB)
  • 161,Mora,What's the Situation Got to Do With It2.pdf (3.5 MB)

  • It is important to recognize that children view word problems differently than adults do. The action or relationship described in a word problem influences the way children think and solve the problem. Examining the different addition and subtraction problem situations will help us understand children's thinking and their problem-solving methods.

    Presentation Format: PreK-2 Gallery Workshop
    Grade Band Audience: PreK to 2, 3 to 5