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Designing Curriculum That Treats Students as Sense-Makers

August 21, 2018 at 09:00:00 PM · Eastern Time (US & Canada)
By Global Math Department (4.2 stars · 9 reviews )
About This Webinar

How do we design high-quality curriculum that supports students and their teachers seeing themselves as sense-makers, not mistake-makers? David will share effective teaching practices embedded in curriculum that allow all students to make mathematical connections. We will also discuss as a group how to embed features that are educative for teachers, so that the use of curriculum can lead to both student and teacher learning.

Another critical goal of our curriculum work is to develop curriculum that explicitly aims to be responsive to student ideas and which includes instructional supports that give all students access to the mathematics through supporting students and teachers in having authentic mathematical discussions. In the presentation, participants will learn how those supports have been embedded within our curriculum through the use of instructional routines.

Our assumption in the design of our curriculum work: It is possible for all students to learn, given appropriate support.

Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Webinar ID: f10361aa2f39
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Webinar hosting presenter S. Leigh Nataro
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I am a mother, wife and high school math teacher. I currently teach at Kent Place School in Summit, NJ and my favorite class to teach is AP Statistics! This is my 26th year of teaching and I am a Desmos fellow and Desmos certified presenter....
Webinar hosting presenter David Wees
David is an independent consultant working primarily with New Visions for Public Schools. He has 25 years experience in education and has taught in such far-flung places as NYC, London, Bangkok, and Vancouver. David currently works remotely from...
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We are math teachers who share what we've learned, because we don't want our classes to drain the energy from students. Professional development among friends, not just colleagues. Fun! Immediately useful! Interesting!