Author page: Sue O'Connell

Stop the Math Tricks

I was recently working with teachers to analyze their students’ work. Students had to find the difference for 72-35. After they reviewed the work, I asked them to share the strengths they noted in the student work. One teacher mentioned that...

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NCTM Regional in Orlando

34_OConnell_Moving_Beyond_Memorization_handouts Looking for ideas for helping students discover big ideas about fractions? Join Sue at the NCTM Regional Conference in Orlando on Thursday, Oct. 19 from 9:30-10:30am in room W312 of the Convention...

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Georgia Math Conference

GCTM_Keynote_Handouts_10-20-17 Speaking_Lang_Math_handouts_2017 I am honored to be presenting the closing keynote at the Georgia State Math Conference on Friday, Oct. 20. The keynote focuses on the power of our questions to challenge student...

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Upcoming Conferences

If you are in the area, join Sue O’Connell at any of the following upcoming conferences. Sue will be at OAME (Ontario Association for Mathematics Education) in Kingston, Ontario on May 11 to share ideas about teaching fractions through fun...

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Oh Canada!

I am looking forward to speaking at the OAME (Ontario Association for Mathematics Education) Annual Conference in Kingston, Ontario. I will be sharing strategies for building understanding of fraction concepts. Join me Thursday, May 11 from...

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NCSM/NCTM

Join me at the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conferences in San Antonio the week of April 2. My schedule of events is: NCSM What Are You Asking? Six Questions to...

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