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10056
Renee’ Smith (1, 2, 5) Elementary Join Renee' and Tammy to experience a day of rigorous math learning activities aligned to the common core. Participants will experience quality math tasks and reflect on the connection to the eight mathematical practices. The critical areas that will be addressed are numbers and operations in base ten, numbers and operations in fractions, algebraic reasoning, and geometry. Teachers will receive six pre-made stations for their grade band that are ready for immediate use in the classroom. If you have technology available please bring an iPad or laptop to the workshop with you. Audience: K-6 grade teachers, paras, title, and Special Education Teachers. Title III funds may be used for this training. More
Starts Starts: 9/27/2019 8:30 AM
Sessions Session: 1
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Status Status: 35 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 35 seats
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10057
Renee Smith
(1, 2,5) Elementary
Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI) is a problem-solving mathematics program designed to improve number sense and computation for students in Kindergarten through fifth grades. 

This instructional practice increases the rigor and relevance of mathematics and is closely aligned to the eight Mathematical Practice Standards from the KCCRS.

CGI is proven effective for boys and girls of diverse social class, racial, ethnic, and language proficiency backgrounds. It also provides a strong foundation for developing cognitive and technical skills in middle and high school students. NCTM past president, Mary Lindquist, describes the impact of CGI, "In recognizing how students develop mathematically, you may find yourself asking questions . . . You will begin to rethink who can learn mathematics and what it means to learn mathematics . . . You will begin to rethink how you teach mathematics . . ."

 Participation will be limited to 30 participants. Title III funds may be used for this training.
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Starts Starts: 12/3/2019 8:30 AM
Sessions Sessions: 3
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Status Status: 40 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 40 seats
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9984
K-6 Math Tools to Help Struggling Math Students January 14, 2020 Kids struggle at all levels of math so what can we do to help them build understanding of concepts and strategies for solving problems. Join Renee’ for a day of exploration of math concepts using tools you may have seen but not learned to use when you were a student. We will begin with whole number concepts and work our way through fractions and algebraic reasoning. More
Starts Starts: 1/14/2020 8:15 AM
Sessions Session: 1
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Status Status: 30 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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10074
 

Need a great way to jumpstart your math period? Looking for strategies that promote accuracy, efficiency, flexibility, and communication in math?

Number Talks is what you have been looking for. The focus of this training is to increase student engagement through communication around mental math in Kindergarten through 5th grade.

Number Talks provide a structure to promote a safe community for learners while engaging in 5-15 minute conversations around the area of whole number computation, operations, and properties. We will explore: designing purposeful conversations, posing good questions, following student thinking, recording that thinking to make it visible for all students, and the connection to the eight math practices from the KCCRS. We will spend time practicing these techniques and viewing examples of Number Talks in action. 

Participants will leave this training with the Number Talks book with sample lessons and videos of various teachers and students using Number Talks in actual instruction. Materials Fee: $60
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Starts Starts: 1/22/2020 8:30 AM
Sessions Session: 1
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Status Status: 30 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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10075
Number Talks-Fractions/Decimals/ Percents: Increasing Communication in Math

Need a great way to jumpstart your math period? Want ways to promote accuracy, efficiency, flexibility and communication in math? Number talks may be just what you have been looking for. The focus of this training is to increase student engagement through communication around mental math.

 Number talks provide a structure to promote a safe community for learners while engaging in 5-15 minute conversations around the concepts and operations of fractions, decimals, and percents. Topics that will be explored are: designing purposeful conversations, posing good questions, following student thinking, recording that thinking to make it visible for all students, and the connection to the 8 math practices from the KCCRS. Time will be spent practicing these techniques and viewing examples of number talks in action. Participants will leave with the number talks book which includes sample lessons and videos of various teachers and students engaged in this practice. Materials Fee: $60
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Starts Starts: 2/4/2020 8:30 AM
Sessions Session: 1
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Status Status: 30 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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