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NCTM 2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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

54.1- Focus on Visual Representations: A Gold Mine for Reasoning and Sense Making

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM
Golden Gate B (Marriott)


Lead Speaker:
J. Michael Shaughnessy

Handouts Problem Solving using Visual Representations—NCTM Handout.pdf NCTM San Francisco presentation.pdf


Visual models promote mathematical habits of mind and interaction that provide access and mathematical power to a wide range of student backgrounds and age levels. Participants will be challenged to represent and solve some number sense and geometry problems using only visual representations.


Presentation Format: 6-8 Workshop


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