Strategies for Whole Number Multiplication and Division: No Fee for CKEC Member Districts; Non-member Districts: $35

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 from 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM

  • Presenter: Laura Smith
  • Target Audience: Elementary and middle school teachers, interventionists, instructional coaches
  • Description: The focus of this session is to explore various strategies for multiplication and division of whole numbers. Strategies based on place value and operations will be presented. Some examples of various strategies include partial products, partial quotients, doubling and halving, and explicit trade.  Additionally, the traditional algorithm will be developed from concrete models. The focus will not only be on learning the strategies but understanding why they work. Along the way, misconceptions about multiplication and division will be addressed.
  • PGES Connections: 1A, 1E, 3A, 3E, 4E

Location: CKEC Training Center