Departmental Colloquium

Dr. Zalman Usiskin
University of Chicago
What Does It Mean to "Understand" Mathematics in the Common Core State Standards?
Abstract: The words "understand", "understanding", and their plurals appear over 250 times in the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. With so many appearances, it is not surprising that these words are used in a variety of ways. A framework will be offered to analyze and to assist teachers and students to deal with this variety.
Light refreshments will be available. Parking will also be provided.
Thursday October 25, 2012 at 5:00 PM in SEO 636
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