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NCTM 2015 Regional Conference & Exposition: Nashville, Tennessee

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

29- Get Your Model On: Mathematical Modeling in the Elementary Classroom

Thursday, November 19, 2015: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
Broadway Ballroom F (Omni Nashville)


Lead Speaker:
Graham J Fletcher
Michael J. Wiernicki


Is it a noun or a verb? The term model is frequently misinterpreted as hands-on, but manipulatives in isolation do not satisfy the expectation of SMP #4. In this session, participants will explore the progression of mathematical modeling, what it means, and how it can be achieved through purposeful task design before students get to sixth grade.


Presentation Format: 3-5 Session


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