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Math Workshops—Secondary


 

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Acceleration that Sticks - Secondary Math Series

 

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Rational Number Operations

Explore balanced pre-assessment, retrieval practices, and concept development that support students in making connections and deepening understanding related to rational number operations. Experience activities that can be used in virtual and face-to-face settings that expand students' mathematical thinking and communication, focused on the most essential grade-level understandings, to build on strengths and reach success.

 

Full details and registration available by clicking on the dates below.


 

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Proportional Reasoning

Explore balanced pre-assessment, retrieval practices, and concept development that support students in making connections and deepening understanding related to ratios and proportional reasoning. Experience activities that can be used in virtual and face-to-face settings that expand students’ mathematical thinking and communication, focused on the most essential grade-level understandings, to build on strengths and reach success.

 

Full details and registration available by clicking on the dates below.

 

 

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Formative Assessment

November 14, 2020  (Saturday)

Time: 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

Wondering how to efficiently assess students' ongoing progress in support of accelerating learning? Explore four formative assessment structures that provide insight into potential unfinished learning from last year. Engage in protocols to examine the data from these structures to plan instructional adjustments that maximize learning in virtual and face-to-face settings. Full details and registration available here.

 

Using Self-Assessment to Motivate Learning in Secondary Mathematics

November 17, 2020  (Tuesday)

Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

How can self-assessment be used to engage students in their learning? How does self-assessment build independent, motivated learners? Expand your self-assessment tool box with the use of reflection and meta-cognition in your virtual and face-to-face settings to build student agency and efficacy. Full details and registration available here.

 


 

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Right Triangle Relationships in High School Geometry

November 5, 2020  (Thursday)

Time: 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 

Explore balanced pre-assessment, retrieval practices, and concept development that support students in making connections and deepening understanding related to right triangle relationships. Experience activities that can be used in virtual and face-to-face settings that expand students' mathematical thinking and communication, focused on the most essential grade-level understandings, to build on strengths and reach success. Full details and registration available here.

 

Equations in Geometry
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Explore balanced pre-assessment, retrieval practices, and concept development that support students in making connections and deepening understanding related to equations in geometry. Experience activities that can be used in virtual and face-to-face settings that expand students’ mathematical thinking and communication, focused on the most essential grade-level understandings, to build on strengths and reach success.  Full details and registration available.

 

 


 

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Math that Sticks - Secondary School Series

 


 

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Building Clarity with Learning Goals, Progressions, and Outcomes

October 28, 2020  (Wednesday)

Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Wondering if every student has clarity about the why, the what, and the how of each day's learning? Curious about how to build a learning path for your students so they have clarity? Explore the power of each student having a clear picture of learning expectations through defined learning goals, the progression of learning, and the expected learning outcome(s). Build learning goals, learning progressions, and learning outcomes for mathematics content that are powerful in both face-to-face and virtual learning settings. Leave with a graphic organizer that supports the mechanics of building clear learning paths. Full details and registration available here.

 

Making Practice Purposeful

October 29, 2020  (Thursday)

Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Is the practice I plan for students maximizing learning? How do I know? Explore two strategies to get the most out of practice. Examine ways to facilitate and monitor practice in virtual and face-to-face settings to better know where students are in their learning. Full details and registration available here.

 

Building Clarity through Student Personalization of Learning Goals

November 4, 2020  (Wednesday)

Time: 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Wonder how students interact with agency in the day's learning goals? Do they understand how to use the provided learning goals to self-monitor and adjust their learning paths? Explore practices to equip students to show ownership within learning goals and learning outcomes. Learn how to build a personalized learning progression that fosters student agency in both face-to-face and virtual settings. Full details and registration available here.

 

Building Student Reasoning Skills

November 7, 2020  (Saturday)

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

What does reasoning look like in the mathematics classroom? How can I build my students' capacity for mathematical reasoning? Examine four teaching practices that support mathematical reasoning. Explore how to use student reasoning to connect where students are to where they need to be in their learning. Full details and registration available here.

 

Critique, Correct, and Clarify

November 10, 2020  (Tuesday)

Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Wondering how to empower each student to communicate about their learning in mathematics? Explore a mathematical language routine that equips students to build content knowledge while acquiring academic language. Experience and practice the Critique, Correct, and Clarify mathematical language routine developed by Understanding Language/SCALE from Stanford University. Embedded practice and immediate feedback prepares participants for seamless integration into virtual and face-to-face settings. Full details and registration available here.

 

Co-Craft Questions and Co-Craft Problems

November 11, 2020 (Wednesday) 

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Wondering how to empower each student to communicate about their learning in mathematics? Explore mathematical language routines that equip students to build content knowledge while acquiring academic language. Experience and practice the Co-Craft Questions and Co-Craft Problems mathematical language routines developed by Understanding Language/SCALE from Stanford University. Embedded practice and immediate feedback prepares participants for seamless integration into virtual and face-to-face settings. Full details and registration available here.

 

Retrieval Guides

November 11, 2020  (Wednesday)

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

A key to learning is the ability to confidently retrieve information needed to answer questions and solve problems. How can we ensure each student has the tools necessary to retrieve learned information in a virtual or face-to-face environment? Experience three different forms of retrieval guides. Discuss criteria for when and how to use each type of retrieval guide. Create a retrieval guide for upcoming content in your course. Full details and registration available here.

 

Leveraging Student Thinking to Advance Learning

November 14, 2020  (Saturday)

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 
How can student thinking be used as a catalyst for achieving learning outcomes? What teacher practices frame learning around student-generated ideas on a daily basis? Explore practices to elicit and clarify each student's thinking and reasoning. Learn to build upon these understandings to extend learning for every student in the classroom. Full details and registration available here.

 


 

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Equity in Practice: Maintaining and Supporting Rigor in Secondary Mathematics

Maintaining rigor for every student is a cornerstone of equitable practices. How can we support students as they develop into independent learners able to conquer rigorous content? Explore the implementation of three instructional practices in virtual and face-to-face settings that move students to deeper understandings, while intentionally maintaining rigor and building independent learners.

 

Full details and registration available by clicking on the dates below.

 

Equity in Practice: Grading Methods, Grades 6-12

November 12, 2020  (Thursday)

Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

How consistent are my classroom grading policies and procedures? Do they inadvertently benefit some students more than others? How can I ensure that they do not? Examine how commonly used grading methods can present barriers for marginalized students. Explore practical suggestions that provide a more accurate representation of each student’s learning and a more equitable grading practice. Full details and registration available here.

 

 

Equity in Practice: Equity Begins with Me, Grades 6-12

November 19, 2020

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Have you asked yourself, “What do I need to know about myself, the students in my care, and the community in which I teach to better support students who have been underserved and marginalized?” Explore influences that have framed your identity as a mathematics teacher and your students’ identities as mathematics learners. Engage in experiences that reveal how identity and implicit bias impact classroom culture and learning. Explore the impact of individual implicit biases that affect team planning and data analysis processes. Leave with reflection tools, empathy interview strategies, and team planning protocols to better support the students in your care.

 

This is a three-part blended learning workshop with two synchronous sessions and one asynchronous session. Full details and registration available here.

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