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NCTM 2016 Regional Conference & Exposition: Phoenix, Arizona

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

26- Learning Slope via Rate not Rote

Thursday, October 27, 2016: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
229 (Phoenix Convention Center)


Lead Speaker:
Stefanie M. Hassan


The concept of slope is a mystery to many students. Building a foundation for making sense of slope begins with a concrete understanding of rate, ratios, proportional relationships, and similarity. By introducing slope as a rate, particularly a unit rate, the real meaning and relevance of slope can emerge.


Presentation Format: 6-8 Session


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