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NCTM 2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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

374- Moving beyond Balanced Scales—Contextualizing the Concept of Equality

Friday, April 15, 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
2018 (Moscone)


Lead Speaker:
Lincoln Campbell

Handouts Middle School Math Routines.pdf 1516 NCTM Presentation Concepts of Equality v01.pdf


What is an equal sign? How would you explain it to a young mathematician? In this session, participants will unpack the concept of equality through math tasks with real-life contexts and routines. Participants will walk away with student-friendly conceptual language to discuss equality, as well as kinesthetic learning activities.


Presentation Format: 6-8 Session


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