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NCTM 2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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

386- Anticipation Guide for Teaching Limits in Calculus: Promoting Conceptual Understanding

Friday, April 15, 2016: 11:30 AM-12:00 PM
310 (Moscone)


Lead Speaker:
Margaret Smolinka Adams

Handouts Margaret Adams Limit Presentation 2016.pdf Anticipation Guide - Limits blank & color.pdf


Unique misperceptions of limits are a rationale for promoting more accurate conceptual understanding. As part of a Literacy Toolkit on Limits, a written “Anticipation Guide” collaborative group activity helps teachers assess initial misperceptions of limits and graphs, get feedback, develop a concise lesson plan, and assess post-lesson understanding.


Presentation Format: Higher Education Burst


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