Using models to encourage creativity in mathematics

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Date / time:
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 10:55am (40 minutes)
Andrews Institute, Ezell 3rd Floor
In mathematics, thereÕs theory & application, right? But what if these two arenÕt separate? We will look at how the models we use in elementary school, particularly when solving word problems, can support important mathematical understanding and prepare students for mathematics beyond elementary school.

Session presenters

Ben McCarty
University of Memphis