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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.

1- Beyond Relevance & Real World: Stronger Strategies for Student Engagement

Wednesday, November 12, 2014: 5:30 PM-7:00 PM
B21 (Greater Richmond Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Dan Meyer

Relevance and the real world are often seen as the most effective strategies for engaging students in difficult mathematics, but both strategies are limited and can fail in crucial ways. We'll add strategies to our repertoire, looking at research-based methods for creating need and developing a question instead.

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

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