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Robert Kaplinsky

$297.00

Workshop Dates: Feb. 19, 2018 to Mar. 30, 2018

Grades: 4-12

Known for: Open Middle, problem-based lessons, blog

The two main focuses for my six-week online workshop will be implementing real world problem-based lessons, like the 70+ problems you can download for free on my website, and higher depth of knowledge problems, like the kind you see on openmiddle.com. This workshop begins by giving you solid experience with these problems from both the student and teacher perspectives. Next, you will learn how to prepare for successful lesson delivery and how to deal with some of the most challenging situations, like when a student solves a problem using a method you don’t understand. Finally, the workshop wraps up with some advanced tips including how to integrate these problems into your curriculum map and how to assess problem-based lessons. You can read more details about my course at robertkaplinsky.com/eps.

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Christina Tondevold

$435.00

Registration opens January 8, 2018 at 12:00 pm PST

Workshop Dates: February 23-24, 2018

Grades: K-5

Known for: The Recovering Traditionalist, Mathematically Minded, Online Number Sense 101 Course

When we say a child is ‘fluent’ in math, we are only assessing if they are Accurate and Efficient. There is a missing and even more important component to building fluency: Flexibility. Learn to build fluency by increasing students’ flexibility with numbers with Hands-On AND Minds-On activities that you can take back and use in your classroom. Participants will leave with an understanding of how number sense affects students’ ability to become ‘fluent,’ especially with addition and multiplication, and how that affects their understanding of future mathematics.

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