Title

Completing the Incomplete: Making Sense of Completing the Square Using Manipulatives

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

4-5-2017

Abstract

Participants will use algebra tiles to make sense of completing the square. This workshop will focus on collaboration to build a deeper understanding of the topic. Participants will also discuss student misconceptions, possible errors when completing the square, and how manipulatives can help students make sense of the process.

Sponsorship/Conference/Institution

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting (NCTM)

Location

San Antonio, TX