Conceptual Fluency vs Procedural Fluency

Date and Time

7 Aug, 7:15am AEST


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One of the strongest predictors of understanding is a learner’s level of prior knowledge and how the new information fits in with that. This relies on conceptual understanding.
In this session, we will explore the difference between conceptual and procedural fluency, and the pitfalls of only focusing on mathematical procedures.

Learning Intentions

  • understand the difference between conceptual and procedural fluency.
  • implement strategies to foster students’ conceptual fluency.

Speaker lineup

  • Kenya Wallach
    Head of Professional Development

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