Building Powerful Numeracy: Percents
This workshop focuses on building facility with percents. Students are exposed to percents earlier and earlier in their lives, yet assessments show mixed results and confusion. Based on Building Powerful Numeracy and Lessons & Activities for Building Powerful Numeracy, this workshop helps participants to build powerful strategies for solving problems involving percents. Participants will experience problem strings and receive handouts to help students construct powerful percentage relationships and develop reasoning skills that lead to success in higher math.
Appropriate for teachers grades 5-12.