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NCTM 2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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

56- Abracadabra: Was That Really Magic?

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
301 (Moscone)


Lead Speaker:
Jessica N. Hiltabidel
Monisha Karnani

Handouts NCTM Abracadabra - Participant Generated Responses.pdf Math Anxiety.pdf


In order to build math competence, we must first build math curiosity. Participants in this session will explore “magic” as a tool to cultivate the desire to grapple with math in everyday encounters. By providing opportunities for students to wonder, teachers can reduce math anxiety and increase mathematical understanding.


Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session