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.
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.
WENDY WARD HOFFER, SENIOR DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION, CONTENT DEVELOPMENT & INNOVATION, STEM AUTHOR
SATHYA WANDZEK, SENIOR STAFF DEVELOPER, FIELD STAFF COLLABORATION