The College of New Jersey Logo

Apply     Visit     Give     |     Alumni     Parents     Offices     TCNJ Today     Three Bar Menu

Dr. Robert Cunningham to Give Talk at NCTM Conference

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Conference

Building Students’ Understanding of Mathematics through Reasoning and Proof

Thursday, October 20, 2011: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

Room 318 (Atlantic City Convention Center)

Co-Speaker: Katelyn Goodman

Lead Speaker: Bob Cunningham

Although high school mathematics, during instruction and assessment, sometimes short-changes reasoning and proof, they can furnish a revealing portrait of students’ understanding. Participants will evaluate samples of students’  logical arguments and proofs from algebra, geometry, and number theory and explore strategies that promote reasoning and proof.