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NCTM 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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

266- Making Our Base-10 Number System Concrete and Comprehensible

Thursday, April 16, 2015: 2:45 PM-4:00 PM
252 A (BCEC)


Lead Speaker:
Stacy K. Boote

Handouts Presentation 266, Boote, Stacy, Making Our Base-Ten Number System Concrete and Comprehensible.pdf


The foundation of mathematics is a conceptual understanding of our base-10 number system. Such groundwork includes identifying numerals used in base 10, connecting symbolic representations of the number 10 using both groupable and pre-grouped manipulatives, and switching bases to more fully understand the challenges students face in the classroom.


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