Full course description
All participants will attend a two day (16 hours) workshop course offered by PEBC out of Denver, Colorado on building and maintaining a rich math block.
Once back in Bismarck participants will engage in collaborative discussions relating to assigned chapters, participate in math activities, and reflect on the mathematical focus and application within their classrooms. Teachers will connect new learning to current curriculum materials and lessons used during core math instruction.
Participants will attend a minimum of 3 2-4 hour sessions and complete 6 hours of reading/lesson planning / implementation & observation of math workshop instruction within their classrooms.
Feb. 12th Face to face
Move towards more authentic and robust mathematics instruction in their k-12 mathematics classrooms
Teachers will grow in their own mathematical understanding through the required reading, group discussion, and whole-group activities
What resources/materials will be used (books, articles, videos, etc.)? Identify the type of resource and list titles and authors.
-Minds on Math Conference in Denver, CO
-The text, “Minds on Math” by Wendy Ward Hoeffer
Evidence of Learning and Application: Receiving credit is dependent upon the quality evidence completed by participants that appropriately reflects the number of instructional hours this event provides. What evidence you will require from each participant, as part of the training itself or following the event, to assess their learning? Explain below.)
Reflections on New Learning (Describe the information sharing or collaboration options your participants will engage in as evidence of reflection upon the session content.)
Application of New Learning: (Describe what participants will be asked to do to show evidence of application of the session content to their work.)