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Thursday, July 27 • 12:30pm - 12:50pm
Stearns - Number Stories: Another Genre to Study

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Number stories are often written and taught as an extension of computational practice. When students are told to find the numbers and “key words”, they are being deprived of real understanding and problem solving.  As we shift our focus from “number” to “story”, we are able to give students the ability and confidence to more widely generalize what they have learned from solving one kind of problem to solving a variety of other problems.

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Christine Stearns

Educator/consultant, New Boston Central School/Find-Your-Balance Educational Services


Thursday July 27, 2017 12:30pm - 12:50pm
Statler Boston Park Plaza
  • BLC Strand Infusing the Common Core Across the Curriculum
  • Intended Audience Elementary
  • Session Level All