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Wednesday, August 15
 

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

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

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

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

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
 
Thursday, August 16
 

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

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

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

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