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Avoid Hard Work: Natural Math Adventures

Tue, Jan 24, 2017 · 9:00 PM · Eastern Time (US & Canada)
About This Webinar

Avoid Hard Work: Natural Math Adventures for the Young and the Young at Heart. Avoid Hard Work is the new book for teachers, math circle leaders, and parents. The book explores adventurous, unusual, and off-the-beaten-path mathematics via problem-solving. In the spirit of Natural Math, we took the ten powerful problem-solving techniques originally published by Mathematical Association of America for advanced high school students, and adapted them for children ages three to ten. That means the content is accessible and friendly, not only for children, but also for math-anxious adults or those who want a casual encounter with the subject. During the event, the participants will make powerful math ideas their own in hands-on and minds-on play, as they prepare to share the joy with their students. Presented by Maria Droujkova & Yelena McNaman.

Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Webinar ID: ae208d1560b8
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter Maria Droujkova
Dr. Maria Droujkova is the founder of Natural Math. She is a parent, curriculum developer, and mathematics education consultant. Maria brings together leaders in mathematics education, researchers, developers, parents, and teachers for projects and discussions of family mathematics, early algebra, individualized instruction, math games, and math clubs. She is co-author of two books: Moebius Noodles (2013) and Avoid Hard Work (2016).
Webinar hosting presenter Jessica (@algebrainiac1)
I am an 8th Grade Algebra 1, Pre-Algebra and US History Public School Teacher (& tech geek) with two dogs. In my free time I coach, scrapbook and I am always looking for ways to improve my teaching & classroom environment.
Hosted By
Global Math Department webinar platform hosts Avoid Hard Work: Natural Math Adventures
The Global Math Department began as a group of teachers who knew each other through Twitter, math education blogs and Twitter Math Camp. Since 2012 The Global Math Department community has grown into a multi-faceted group of math educators who love to share their ideas related to teaching and learning mathematics. We recognize that as educators we are charged with promoting equity and access within mathematics instruction. In addition, we believe it is crucial that teachers be provided with quality resources and ideas that they can use immediately with their students. Lively and friendly conversations in our weekly webinars encourage all participants to share and continue to grow as educators.
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