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NCTM 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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

19- Real Possibilities: The Versatility of the Number Line

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


Lead Speaker:
Saffron L. VanGalder

Handouts Real Possibilities - The Versatility of the Number Line PPT Notes.pdf Real Possibilities-The Versatility of the Number Line Examples.pdf


We will examine how the number line can be used to help deepen students’ understanding of whole numbers, fractions, and decimals. This highly versatile but often underused tool can be used to solve elapsed time problems, compare numbers, perform operations, and plot measurement data. It can even be rotated vertically, to round numbers.


Presentation Format: 3-5 Session


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