Is Equal Groupings It? Choose Your Own Pathway for Multiplication Using Tools, Models, and Strategies
April 26, 2018, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM, Room: 209 ABC – Additional handouts will be available at booth 572 on Friday, April 27th for those that attended.
Repeated addition. Equal groupings. Distributive property. Teaching multiplication should not be string of ways to solve problem with leaps from one strategy to the next. This presentation outlines tools, models, and strategies to help teachers identify and choose appropriate pathways based upon where students are, opposed to where the textbook is.
Additional Resources Mentioned:
- “It Ain’t No Repeated Addition” by Keith Delvin
- Error Patterns in Computation: Using Error Patterns to Improve Instruction (9th Edition) by Robert Asklock
- Cognition-Based Assessment & Teaching of Multiplication and Division: Building on Students’ Reasoning by Michael Battista