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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.

67- To Divvy Up or Measure Out, That Is the Question

Thursday, November 13, 2014: 11:30 AM-12:00 PM
E11AB (Greater Richmond Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Rod D. Gillespie

Most textbook division problems focus on divvy up scenarios. However, in order to conceptually understand how to divide with fractions, students need to solve problems that measure out. During this session, we will review and briefly discuss the mathematics behind divvy up and measure out, and why educators should include both in their instruction

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

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