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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.

267- Working with Future Teachers: Teaching and Learning for Understanding

Friday, November 14, 2014: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Capital Ballroom 4 (Marriott) (Marriott)
Lead Speaker:
Joy W. Whitenack

This presentation addresses the challenges of working with preservice teachers to prepare them for effectively teaching math in elementary school. The talk focuses on the importance of (1) teachers learning mathematics for understanding and (2) using instructional practices that provide opportunities for children to engage in sense-making.

Presentation Format: Preservice and Inservice Session
Grade Band Audience: Preservice and Inservice