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NCTM 2016 Regional Conference & Exposition: Phoenix, Arizona

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

50- Improving Geometric Thinking: Transforming Student Misconceptions about Transformations

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


Lead Speaker:
Jennifer Luebeck
Lisa Scott


This session explores big ideas in eighth-grade geometry with a focus on transformations. We will examine the nature of geometric thinking and habits of mind, analyze common misconceptions in students' understanding of transformations, and discuss how to support students' use of mathematical practices in the context of geometric transformations.


Presentation Format: 6-8 Session


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