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NCTM 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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

99- Fair Shares or Equal Groups? Developing Conceptual Understanding of Division

Thursday, April 16, 2015: 9:45 AM-11:00 AM
205 C (BCEC)


Lead Speaker:
Mary Pat Sjostrom

Handouts 99 Sjostrom Fair Shares Equal Groups.pdf


Participants will use a variety of manipulatives to model division, as we explore partitive and measurement meanings of the operation with whole numbers, and then extend these meanings to division of fractions and decimals. We will write and share contextual problems, and examine alternative algorithms and methods of representing remainders.


Presentation Format: 3-5 Gallery Workshop


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