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NCTM 2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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

28- Providing Students with the Power to Prove!

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM
3001 (Moscone)


Lead Speaker:
Mark A. Creager
Michael Daiga

Handouts 38765 Creager&Daiga Providing Students with the Power to Prove.pdf


Proof is typically introduced by limiting the students’ responsibilities and scaffolding in new skills, but this gives students a false impression of what it means to prove. In our presentation we present activities that place the burden of proof on students but discuss ways to scaffold their reasoning toward mathematical proof.


Presentation Format: 10-12 Session


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