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Creating an Inclusive Environment Using Project Based Learning in Middle School Mathematics

April 21, 2020 at 09:00:00 PM · Eastern Time (US & Canada)
About This Webinar

Is there a way for students to engage in the mathematics outlined in the curriculum in a relevant, practical way that will improve understanding and retention? Answer: YES! In this webinar the audience will be exposed to the components of a quality project based learning program in math through the narrative of the geodesic dome project. It will be evident how this type of “instruction” supports diverse cultural and learning needs of the classroom while digging into rich mathematical thinking at a level appropriate for all learners. The project involves multiple strands from the mathematics curriculum while developing global competencies of collaboration, communication, creativity, critical thinking and citizenship. Register now to hear how this group of grade 8 students developed a strong understanding of math by using their toolbox of strategies to solve practical problems for an authentic audience.

Recommended Grade Level: 6-8

Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
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Webinar hosting presenter S. Leigh Nataro
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I am a mother, wife and math teacher. I currently teach at Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA and my favorite class to teach is statistics! This is my 27th year of teaching and I am a Desmos fellow and Desmos certified presenter. @mathteacher24 is my twitter handle and I blog at mathteacher24.blogspot.com. I have several tech related videos for stat and TI-NSpire at www.youtube.com/mathteacher24. Feel free to ask me questions about National Board Certification (renewed in 2015). I also enjoy singing, reading and staying fit using workouts from Beachbody (P90X3/TurboFire/21DFX).
Webinar hosting presenter Rhonda Hewer
Rhonda Hewer is an educator and consultant based in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. She works with grades 1 – 12 math and science educators to develop engaging, rich learning experiences for students using inquiry based frameworks. Through her work, Rhonda explores the intersection of curriculum, creativity and adolescent learners.
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