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NCTM 2016 Regional Conference & Exposition: Phoenix, Arizona

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

51- Painting a Context for Meaningful Fraction Operations

Thursday, October 27, 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
101 AB (Phoenix Convention Center)


Lead Speaker:
Matthew B. Weber
Amie Pierone


Attendees will engage in solving the Paint Problem, a rich task designed to contextualize operations with fractions. We will highlight the value of context in developing robust quantitative reasoning. We will also present data of teachers’ thinking on the Paint Problem and establish connections to the Common Core.


Presentation Format: 6-8 Session


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