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Durango School District 9-R
Minds on Math Institute

October 9 – 11, 2019
at Fort Lewis College

  • Learn how to address all eight of the common core standards for mathematical practice within workshop model instruction.

  • Explore how explicit thinking strategy instruction can promote students’ deep mathematical understanding.

  • Discuss and model how to facilitate classroom discussions that support all learners, preparing them with the problem-solving skills they need to make meaning of math, succeed on standardized assessments, and face life’s many mathematical challenges.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore how the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice can be seamlessly addressed within workshop model instruction.

  • Investigate how to facilitate classroom discourse that promotes thinking and understanding.

  • Experience mathematical problem solving in a collaborative context that you can replicate for students.

  • Develop skills for differentiating and engaging all learners in purposeful and meaningful work as independent thinkers and mathematicians.

  • Learn how to foster student independence by scaffolding their authentic use of thinking strategies as mathematicians.

FACILITATOR:

WENDY WARD HOFFER,
SENIOR DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION,
CONTENT DEVELOPMENT &
INNOVATION, STEM AUTHOR

CO-FACILITATOR:

SATHYA WANDZEK,
SENIOR STAFF DEVELOPER,
FIELD STAFF COLLABORATION

Click here to register

For More Information Contact:
Dr. Dylan Connell
[email protected] or 970-375-3824

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