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Global Mathematics: An Elective Mathematics Class for ALL Students

June 9, 2020 at 09:00:00 PM · Eastern Time (US & Canada)
About This Webinar

This session will describe how one school created an elective course, Global Mathematics, that helps students understand and critique the world while also experiencing wonder, joy, and beauty. This course engages students at every ability level through the study of the history of mathematics and the usefulness of mathematics to address global, regional, and local issues.

Recommended Grade Level: 7 - 12

Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter GMD Host Coordinator
Host Coordinator
My name is Leigh Nataro and I am the GMD Host Coordinator. 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
Dave Ebert teaches kids how to do, appreciate, understand, and love mathematics at Oregon High School in southern Wisconsin. He has been teaching students in grades 6-12 for over 20 years. He recently served on the Board of Directors of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, is a Past President of the Wisconsin Mathematics Council, and has held multiple leadership roles in both organizations. He has presented and led workshops for teachers on a variety of topics at the local, state, and national level. He is a past recipient of a Kohl Fellowship, the Marquette University School of Education Young Alumnus of the Year Award, a Best Buy Teach award, and the Miriam Connellan Mathematics Education Award. He was recently honored as the Wisconsin Mathematics Council Distinguished Mathematics Educator.

Website: https://sites.google.com/oregonsd.net/debert

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Global Math Department webinar platform hosts Global Mathematics: An Elective Mathematics Class for ALL Students
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.