Completing the Incomplete: Making Sense of Completing the Square Using Manipulatives
Abstract or Description
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.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting (NCTM)
San Antonio, TX
Haciomeroglu, Erhan, Heidi Eisenreich, Aline Abassian.
"Completing the Incomplete: Making Sense of Completing the Square Using Manipulatives."
Department of Mathematical Sciences Faculty Presentations.