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NCTM 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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

12- Empowering Students to Deconstruct Word Problems

Thursday, April 16, 2015: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM
103 (BCEC)


Lead Speaker:
MaryJo Wieland
Lisa Watts-Lawton


Solving word problems is not about underlining key words. Just as writers use organizers, mathematicians need specific models to deconstruct the meaning inherent in addition and subtraction word problem types. Discover the tape diagram model, a problem-solving tool that empowers students to persevere and develop grit in the math classroom.


Presentation Format: PreK-2 Session


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