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Wednesday, August 15
 

11:15am

Easy Algebra with Hands On Equations
Speakers

Wednesday August 15, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm
F102 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

11:15am

Exploring New Math Standards Through Fractions and Decimals in 5th Grade
Explore instructional practices to conceptually teach the work of fractions and decimals in 5th grade classrooms. Required for all teachers in that grade/content area.

Speakers

Wednesday August 15, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm
E210 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

11:15am

Exploring New Math Standards Through Multiplication and Division in 3rd and 4th Grade
Explore instructional practices to conceptually teach multiplication and division in 3rd and 4th grade classrooms. Required for all teachers in that grade/content area.

Speakers

Wednesday August 15, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm
E208 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

11:15am

Jo Boaler's Week of Inspirational Math
Let's look at ways to encourage students to have a growth mindset in mathematics, while encouraging them to see math in a visual, creative way. We will work through Jo Boaler's week of inspirational math activities and discuss how to best incorporate them into your curriculum this year.

Speakers

Wednesday August 15, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm
F108

11:15am

K-2 Number Talks and Shared Math
Learn strategies and practices to implement number talks as part of your shared math time alongside problem solving and spiraled content.

Speakers
avatar for Kim Jarzombek

Kim Jarzombek

first grade teacher


Wednesday August 15, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm
E104 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

11:15am

New Middle School Math Standards
Middle School Math teachers will explore the new state standards and resources. Required for all teachers in that grade/content area.

Speakers
DM

Debbie Mayer

Teacher, Union County Public Schools
avatar for Shelley Schwenk

Shelley Schwenk

Instructional Coach



Wednesday August 15, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm
F100 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

11:15am

Student-Centerfying Your Math Class
Becoming more "student-centered" has become the new big buzz word in education. But research clearly shows that students learn mathematics at higher levels when they are the ones doing the thinking, the talking, the persevering, and the connecting - or simply put, when they are the center of their learning. In this session, we will look at some practical strategies to help make your students the center your classroom and thus the center of their learning.

Speakers

Wednesday August 15, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm
F109 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

12:00pm

Exploring New Math Standards Through Addition and Subtraction in 1st and 2nd Grade
Explore instructional practices to conceptually teach addition and subtraction in 1st and 2nd grade classrooms. Required for all teachers in that grade/content area.

Speakers
NB

Natalie Brucia

Instructional Coach
AS

Amanda Sant

Instructional Coach


Wednesday August 15, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
E204 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

12:00pm

Exploring New Math Standards Through Subitizing in Kindergarten
Explore instructional practices to conceptually teach perceptual subitizing and conceptual subitizing in kindergarten classrooms. Required for all teachers in that grade & content area.

Speakers

Wednesday August 15, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
E101 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

12:00pm

Spiraling the Curriculum

Wednesday August 15, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
F101 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

12:00pm

Zombies

Wednesday August 15, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
F103 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

1:15pm

Easy Algebra with Hands On Equations
Speakers

Wednesday August 15, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
F102 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

1:15pm

Exploring New Math Standards Through Addition and Subtraction in 1st and 2nd Grade
Explore instructional practices to conceptually teach addition and subtraction in 1st and 2nd grade classrooms. Required for all teachers in that grade/content area.

Speakers
NB

Natalie Brucia

Instructional Coach
AS

Amanda Sant

Instructional Coach


Wednesday August 15, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
E204 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

1:15pm

Exploring New Math Standards Through Fractions and Decimals in 5th Grade
Explore instructional practices to conceptually teach the work of fractions and decimals in 5th grade classrooms. Required for all teachers in that grade/content area.

Speakers

Wednesday August 15, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
E210 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

1:15pm

Exploring New Math Standards Through Multiplication and Division in 3rd and 4th Grade
Explore instructional practices to conceptually teach multiplication and division in 3rd and 4th grade classrooms. Required for all teachers in that grade/content area.

Speakers

Wednesday August 15, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
E208 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

1:15pm

Exploring New Math Standards Through Subitizing in Kindergarten
Explore instructional practices to conceptually teach perceptual subitizing and conceptual subitizing in kindergarten classrooms. Required for all teachers in that grade & content area.

Speakers

Wednesday August 15, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
E101 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

1:15pm

Jo Boaler's Week of Inspirational Math
Speakers
DM

Debbie Mayer

Teacher, Union County Public Schools
avatar for Shelley Schwenk

Shelley Schwenk

Instructional Coach


Wednesday August 15, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
F100 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

1:15pm

Math 3: Overview of Pacing Guide Changes & New Resources
Participants will take a look at changes made over the summer to the UCPS Pacing Guide and will have an opportunity to get more familiar with instructional resources that were added. Required for all teachers in that grade/content area.


Wednesday August 15, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
F109 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

1:15pm

No More "Keep, Change, Flip": Exploring Models for Division of Fractions
This session focuses on strategies to help students model and understand fraction division as it progresses from 5th to 7th grade in the revised NC math standards. Strategies such as using the common denominator, naming fraction remainders, and deriving the standard algorithm will be modeled and discussed.


Wednesday August 15, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
E104 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

1:15pm

Not Your Average Warm Up: Going Beyond Content Review
Do your students struggle with analytical and critical thinking skills? Come experience several different warm ups specifically designed to provoke thought and discussion for our young mathematicians at any level.

Speakers

Wednesday August 15, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
F108

1:15pm

Spiraling the Curriculum

Wednesday August 15, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
F101 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

1:15pm

Zombies

Wednesday August 15, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
F103 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:30pm

Desmos Scavenger Hunt
Want to learn more about the Desmos graphing calculator and all that it can do? Come to this session for hands-on learning for any level: beginner, intermediate, or advanced.

Speakers

Wednesday August 15, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm
F108

2:30pm

Exploring New Math Standards Through Addition and Subtraction in 1st and 2nd Grade
Explore instructional practices to conceptually teach addition and subtraction in 1st and 2nd grade classrooms. Required for all teachers in that grade/content area.

Speakers
NB

Natalie Brucia

Instructional Coach
AS

Amanda Sant

Instructional Coach


Wednesday August 15, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm
E204 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:30pm

Exploring New Math Standards Through Fractions and Decimals in 5th Grade
Explore instructional practices to conceptually teach the work of fractions and decimals in 5th grade classrooms. Required for all teachers in that grade/content area.

Speakers

Wednesday August 15, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm
E210 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:30pm

Exploring New Math Standards Through Multiplication and Division in 3rd and 4th Grade
Explore instructional practices to conceptually teach multiplication and division in 3rd and 4th grade classrooms. Required for all teachers in that grade/content area.

Speakers

Wednesday August 15, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm
E208 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:30pm

Exploring New Math Standards Through Subitizing in Kindergarten
Explore instructional practices to conceptually teach perceptual subitizing and conceptual subitizing in kindergarten classrooms. Required for all teachers in that grade & content area.

Speakers

Wednesday August 15, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm
E101 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:30pm

Math 1: Overview of New Resources
Participants will be introduced to some new Math 1 instructional resources that were added over the summer and will have an opportunity to give feedback on those and potential future resources. Required for all teachers in that grade/content area.

Speakers

Wednesday August 15, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm
F109 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:30pm

New Middle School Math Standards
Middle School Math teachers will explore the new state standards and resources. Required for all teachers in that grade/content area.

Speakers
DM

Debbie Mayer

Teacher, Union County Public Schools
avatar for Shelley Schwenk

Shelley Schwenk

Instructional Coach


Wednesday August 15, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm
F100 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:30pm

No More "Keep, Change, Flip": Exploring Models for Division of Fractions
This session focuses on strategies to help students model and understand fraction division as it progresses from 5th to 7th grade in the revised NC math standards. Strategies such as using the common denominator, naming fraction remainders, and deriving the standard algorithm will be modeled and discussed.


Wednesday August 15, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm
E104 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104
 
Thursday, August 16
 

8:30am

Aligning Ourselves for Success -- Exploring development of concepts and instruction 6 -12
This session is highly recommended for all middle school and high school math teachers. We will look at various mathematical concepts and see how they are introduced and developed through middle and high school courses. If you are a 6-12 math teacher, please try to attend one of these sessions!


Thursday August 16, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am
F101 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

8:30am

Engaging Mathematicians through the 3E model
This session will facilitate learning for teachers to grow their understandings of inquiry based instruction and the 3E model. Teachers will have opportunities to discuss methods for purposeful task selection, questioning strategies to facilitate discussion, and explore meaningful extension activities.


Thursday August 16, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am
E102 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

10:15am

3 - 5 Number Talks and Shared Math
Learn strategies and practices to implement number talks as part of your shared math time alongside problem solving and spiraled content.

Speakers

Thursday August 16, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am
E202 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

10:15am

Building a Mathematical Community, K-2
Create an environment to foster natural curiosity of children through math! This includes mathematicians with a mindset to problem solve, respect a variety of thinking and methods of others, and believe in their own abilities. Building a math community is essential to growing students who believe they can do math. Required for all teachers in that grade/content area.


Thursday August 16, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am
E207D Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

10:15am

K-2 Number Talks and Shared Math
Learn strategies and practices to implement number talks as part of your shared math time alongside problem solving and spiraled content.

Speakers
avatar for Kim Jarzombek

Kim Jarzombek

first grade teacher


Thursday August 16, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am
E108 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

10:15am

Mastering the Curriculum
Tiered mastery builds a solid foundation that focuses on the most heavily tested standards found within the grade level curriculum. The analysis of mastery data allows teachers to build focused strategy groups, remediate, and reassess. This design meets the student where they are, scaffolds their learning, and supports individual growth.


Thursday August 16, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am
F103 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

10:15am

Using Models to Teach Adding and Subtracting Integers (New Standard)
Speakers
DM

Debbie Mayer

Teacher, Union County Public Schools
avatar for Shelley Schwenk

Shelley Schwenk

Instructional Coach


Thursday August 16, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am
F102 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

10:15am

Aligning Ourselves for Success -- Exploring development of concepts and instruction 6 -12
This session is highly recommended for all middle school and high school math teachers. We will look at various mathematical concepts and see how they are introduced and developed through middle and high school courses. If you are a 6-12 math teacher, please try to attend one of these sessions!


Thursday August 16, 2018 10:15am - 11:45am
F101 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

12:45pm

Building a Mathematical Community, 3-5
Create an environment to foster natural curiosity of children through math! This includes mathematicians with a mindset to problem solve, respect a variety of thinking and methods of others, and believe in their own abilities. Building a math community is essential to growing students who believe they can do math. Required for all teachers in that grade/content area.


Thursday August 16, 2018 12:45pm - 1:45pm
E207D Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

12:45pm

Desmos: Not Just a Fancy Calculator
Desmos is no longer just a fancy online graphing calculator but also a platform for dynamic interactive learning. In this session, Math teachers will share interactive classroom activities that can be done using Desmos. Participants will experience activities from student perspective as well as seeing the teacher's perspective.


Thursday August 16, 2018 12:45pm - 1:45pm
F108

12:45pm

From Ratios to Percents -- Building a Conceptual Understanding for Percents
We will explore a percent progression and the role of ratio reasoning using percent bar models and ratio boxes. Participants will work with tasks to introduce percents, work with benchmark percents, and solve problems including percent increase and decrease.


Thursday August 16, 2018 12:45pm - 1:45pm
F100 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

12:45pm

Jo Boaler's Week of Inspirational Math
Let's look at ways to encourage students to have a growth mindset in mathematics, while encouraging them to see math in a visual, creative way. We will work through Jo Boaler's week of inspirational math activities and discuss how to best incorporate them into your curriculum this year.

Speakers

Thursday August 16, 2018 12:45pm - 1:45pm
F102 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

12:45pm

Mastering the Curriculum
Tiered mastery builds a solid foundation that focuses on the most heavily tested standards found within the grade level curriculum. The analysis of mastery data allows teachers to build focused strategy groups, remediate, and reassess. This design meets the student where they are, scaffolds their learning, and supports individual growth.


Thursday August 16, 2018 12:45pm - 1:45pm
F103 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

12:45pm

Student-Centerfying Your Math Class
Becoming more "student-centered" has become the new big buzz word in education. But research clearly shows that students learn mathematics at higher levels when they are the ones doing the thinking, the talking, the persevering, and the connecting - or simply put, when they are the center of their learning. In this session, we will look at some practical strategies to help make your students the center your classroom and thus the center of their learning.

Speakers

Thursday August 16, 2018 12:45pm - 1:45pm
F203 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:00pm

Building a Mathematical Community, 3-5
Create an environment to foster natural curiosity of children through math! This includes mathematicians with a mindset to problem solve, respect a variety of thinking and methods of others, and believe in their own abilities. Building a math community is essential to growing students who believe they can do math. Required for all teachers in that grade/content area.


Thursday August 16, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm
E207D Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:00pm

Building a Mathematical Community, K-2
Create an environment to foster natural curiosity of children through math! This includes mathematicians with a mindset to problem solve, respect a variety of thinking and methods of others, and believe in their own abilities. Building a math community is essential to growing students who believe they can do math. Required for all teachers in that grade/content area.


Thursday August 16, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm
E108 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:00pm

Desmos: Not Just a Fancy Calculator
Desmos is no longer just a fancy online graphing calculator but also a platform for dynamic interactive learning. In this session, Math teachers will share interactive classroom activities that can be done using Desmos. Participants will experience activities from student perspective as well as seeing the teacher's perspective.


Thursday August 16, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm
F108

2:00pm

From Ratios to Percents -- Building a Conceptual Understanding for Percents
We will explore a percent progression and the role of ratio reasoning using percent bar models and ratio boxes. Participants will work with tasks to introduce percents, work with benchmark percents, and solve problems including percent increase and decrease.


Thursday August 16, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm
F100 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:00pm

Jo Boaler's Week of Inspirational Math
Let's look at ways to encourage students to have a growth mindset in mathematics, while encouraging them to see math in a visual, creative way. We will work through Jo Boaler's week of inspirational math activities and discuss how to best incorporate them into your curriculum this year.

Speakers

Thursday August 16, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm
F102 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:00pm

Student-Centerfying Your Math Class
Becoming more "student-centered" has become the new big buzz word in education. But research clearly shows that students learn mathematics at higher levels when they are the ones doing the thinking, the talking, the persevering, and the connecting - or simply put, when they are the center of their learning. In this session, we will look at some practical strategies to help make your students the center your classroom and thus the center of their learning.

Speakers

Thursday August 16, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm
F101 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104
 
Friday, August 17
 

8:30am

Math--Secondary PLC
MS Math should meet in the pit; HS Math should meet in the Media Center.


Friday August 17, 2018 8:30am - 3:30pm
PRMS Pit & Media Center Porter Ridge Middle School: 2827 Ridge Rd. Indian Trial, NC 28079