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NCTM 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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

380- Making Sense of Integer Operations: Contexts, Tasks, and Models

Friday, April 17, 2015: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
157 A (BCEC)


Lead Speaker:
Michael H. Perkowski
Debra A. Perkowski

Handouts 380 Perkowski & Perkowski - Making Sense of Integer Operations Handout.pdf 380 Perkowski - Making Sense of Integer Operations Powerpoint.pdf


A negative times a negative is positive. That may be true, but does it make any sense? It can, in the right context. Learn how to use real-world contexts, well-designed tasks, chip and number-line models, and coordinate graphs to help students make sense of integer operations.


Presentation Format: 6-8 Session


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