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NCTM 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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

445- Nix the Tricks

Friday, April 17, 2015: 11:30 AM-12:00 PM
206 A/B (BCEC)


Lead Speaker:
Tina Cardone
Ashli J. Black

Handouts 445, Black and Cardone, Nix the Tricks.pdf


Being a mathematics student is about critical thinking, justification, and using tools of past experiences to solve new problems. Students who approach every topic as a series of steps to memorize are not learning math. In this session we will explore how to replace some popular tricks with teaching for understanding.


Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Burst