2:30 - 3:30p
Mingling. Food. Fun
3:30 - 4:30
Roundtables (choose 3 from these options)
Using Games and Strategies to Develop Addition and Subtraction with Terri Goyins
Learn the Make 10 strategy and learn games that reinforce the strategy. Our Base 10 place value system means that this strategy can be extended to larger whole numbers as well as decimals.
Using Games and Strategies to develop Multiplication and Division with Kyle Block
Learn the Doubling Strategy for Multiplication and play games that reinforce the strategy. This strategy extends to fractions and decimals through a doubling and halving approach.
Developing mathematical language through literature with Kathleen Morris
Formal mathematical language develops from everyday language and experiences. Learn how literature (picture books) can support this language transition and develop stronger mathematical understandings.
Are your students ready for number lines? with Andrea Kotowski
Set the stage and prepare your students for number line success. Increase accuracy and understanding of the sequence of numbers and counting. Learn about the progressions from using the visual model of a Number Track to use of a Number Line.
Meeting students where they are: small groups and differentiation centers! with Rob Nickerson
Do you need fresh ideas to target instruction for small groups and differentiate for diverse content needs? Experience strategies and tools to integrate purposeful activities for small groups and stations.
4:30 - 5:00
5:00 - 6:30
Keynote and Q&A with Dr. Shelly Jones
Shelly will give away a copy of her book "Women Who Count" during her keynote session.
About the Keynote speaker:
Shelly M. Jones, Ph.D. is a Professor of Mathematics Education, at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, CT. Her current work focuses on culturally relevant pedagogy in mathematics. An educator for 28 years, Dr. Jones has taught mathematics, served as a K–12 mathematics supervisor, and works with various professional and community organizations. She is the author of Women Who Count: Honoring African American Women Mathematicians, a children’s activity book, and a contributing author to The Brilliance of Black Children in Mathematics: Beyond the Numbers and Toward a New Discourse.