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NCTM 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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

583- Why Do So Many Elementary Students Have Trouble in Math?

Friday, April 17, 2015: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM
Grand Ballroom B (Westin)


Lead Speaker:
Constance Kamii


Math has traditionally been taught by getting children to use ready-made rules, such as that of "carrying." I have done more than ten years of classroom research and have written books about what happens when children are encouraged to do their own thinking and invent their own procedures. They have been found to become confident and able to invent.


Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session