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Projects in the Math Classroom: Learning Through Doing

Who:
Erin Garvey, Brad Latimer, Mark Miles, Sunil Reddy, Caitlin Thompson
When:
Session One
Where:
Room 207

How do teachers create a curriculum based in projects for a subject grounded in discrete skills? What does project based mathematics look like? How can meaningful projects serve to not only demonstrate student comprehension of key concepts, but also provide an opportunity for students to apply skills and knowledge to practical situations? What role do traditional assessments play in a project-based math curriculum?

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Resources for Success: How to Offer Differentiated Support for Math Students

Who:
Brad Latimer and Sunil Reddy
When:
Session Five
Where:
Room 307

What can be done when students require additional support beyond the classroom? How can we offer support for students while balancing a full teaching load? How can resources be made available to effectively offer differentiated support? This conversation will focus on creating a structured set of mathematics resources both inside and outside of school.

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Teaching Teachers: How students can help teachers adapt to working in a new learning environment.

Who:
Jeff Kessler, Tyrone Kidd, Juan Gabriel Sanchez, Erin Garvey
When:
Session Five
Where:
Room 303

The sequel to "Forging Student Teacher Relationships in an Era of Shared Learning," Tyrone Kidd and Jeff Kessler are back to expand upon the topic. In this session, Jeff and Tyrone will work with new SLA faculty to describe how students have helped them adapt to the SLA community.

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Teaching While Black: The Unarticulated Values

Who:
Mark Bey, Jamie Bowers, Matthew Kay, Pia Martin, and Jas Thomas
When:
Session Four
Where:
Room 209

How do we have authentic dialogue concerning the intersection of race, responsibilities and values in our schools? Come join an intimate and honest conversation about our experiences as black educators. We will discuss the roles and relationships we have with students, staff and parents.