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NCTM 2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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

528- Why Isn't "Same Shape, Different Size" Good Enough?

Saturday, April 16, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM
2001 (Moscone)


Lead Speaker:
Stafanie Hassan
Beau J. Bailey


"Same shape, different size" provided students an easy way to identify shapes as similar or not, but it's insufficient. Who knew that four simple words could mislead students and derail them from achieving true understanding of the concept of similarity? Let's examine similarity for what it really is and leave those four words in the past!


Presentation Format: 6-8 Session


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