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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.

87- How to Shift Mind-Sets from Remembering How to Understanding Why

Thursday, November 13, 2014: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM
B21A (Greater Richmond Convention Center)
Lead Speaker:
Steven Leinwand

Some of the least effective lessons I've observed boil down to telling students what they need to remember. Some of the very best and most effective lessons I've observed boil down to providing students with a range of alternative approaches that support an understanding of why the answers make sense. We’ll look at elements of these lessons.

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