Desmos: Increasing Student Engagement & Understanding in Secondary Mathematics with Technology View offerings/not available icon
You may have heard of Desmos, the free, online graphing calculator. You may not have heard about Desmos Activities and Lessons. Teachers can use Desmos to help students connect mathematical concepts to concrete, real-world contexts and visuals to help develop powerful mathematical concepts and to build procedural skills from these concepts. Come to this one-day series to build your own teacher account and learn how to find, select, and plan for Desmos Activities and Lessons to help bring your se
Eureka Math - New User Training View offerings/not available icon
This two-day session focuses on supporting new users of the Eureka Math program. Day one will include on a general overview of the curricular materials and a guided walkthrough of a module. Day two focuses on solving Application Problems and develop a better understanding of Fluency Practice. You will extensively practice solving application problems with math drawings and tape diagrams completing problems specific to each grade level. Fluency practice is an energetic, substantial, and sustained
Getting to Know the PSAT/SAT View offerings/not available icon
As of Spring 2018, the PSAT will replace the M-STEP spring assessment in Math and ELA for Michigan's 8th grade students. Come to this one-day session to learn about the aim, structure, and focus of the PSAT to guide your instruction throughout this school year.
How to Engage Students in Solving Word Problems View offerings/not available icon
Do your students struggle with word problems? We will discuss a routine for supporting ALL students access to mathematics by supporting students' reading and problem solving strategies. We will analyze the types of tasks that are most useful for engaging students in mathematical thinking as well as where to find high-quality tasks. You will experience the routine as a student, analyze the routine components, and plan for implementation of the routine with your content focus. In the second sessio
Mathematical Routines to Cultivate Engagement & Understanding View offerings/not available icon
Do your secondary students struggle with mental math? Are you wondering how to engage ALL students in mathematical discourse? This series will focus on the use of the Contemplate Then Calculate mathematical routine to increase student engagement, develop student's understanding of mathematical structure, and establish a community of powerful doers of mathematics.We will explore how this particular routine can be adapted to meet the learning needs of your students as well as how to engage ALL stu