8-noon The Compenents of Numeracy: Tools for Engaging Learners in Meaningful Math
This hands-on workshop explores ways to add context to the math content already being taught and to help learners develop reasoning and problem solving skills. Teachers learn to enhance instructional activities to meet learners' needs and explore strategies to increase their ability to apply the math content in a variety of real-life contexts.
1-4pm Finding Everyday Opportunitites to Think Algebraically
When studying algebra, students often ask, "When studying algebra, students often ask, "When are we going to use this?" In this interactive workshop, algebraic thinking will be used to analyze common situations, giving rise to a variety of instructional strategies that make algebra accessible from many entry points.