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Partnering with Parents in Elementary School Math

Tue, Feb 2, 2021 · 9:00 PM · EST
About This Webinar

In this session, you will deepen your understanding of parents' needs and wants as they pertain to their children's elementary mathematics education, as well as examine your own beliefs about partnering with parents. We will provide guidance for teachers and leaders on how to communicate with parents and caregivers, as well as offer practical tips that educators and school leaders can use immediately to systematically change their relationships with families.

Recommended Grade Level: K - 5

Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter GMD Host Coordinator - Leigh Nataro
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 Hilary Kreisberg
Director, Center for Mathematics Achievement
Dr. Hilary Kreisberg is the Director of the Center for Mathematics Achievement at Lesley University in Cambridge, MA, an Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education, President of the Boston Area Mathematics Specialists organization, and co-author of the book Adding Parents to the Equation: Understanding Your Child’s Elementary School Math and the book Partnering with Parents in Elementary School Math: A Guide for Teachers and Leaders (in press). She also is a Global Math Project Ambassador, reviewer for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Mathematics Teacher journal, and a curriculum and product developer. She began her career as an elementary teacher and later became a K-5 Math Coach to be able to support other teachers in their understanding and teaching of mathematics. Hilary has been featured on NPR Boston (WBUR) Radio, CBS Boston (WBZ) news, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Education Weekly, Boston Magazine, and the Lowell Sun. She is a frequent national, regional, and local speaker and has won over $2 million dollars in federal and private funding for mathematics education research.
Webinar hosting presenter Matthew Beyranevand
Math with Matthew
Dr. Matthew Beyranevand is the K-12 Mathematics Department Coordinator for the Chelmsford, Massachusetts Public Schools. Matthew is an ambassador for the Global Math Project, supporter for the With Math I Can campaign, and a member of the Massachusetts STEM Advisory Council. He also serves as an adjunct professor of mathematics and education at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell and Fitchburg State University. Through his website, mathwithmatthew.com, he provides visitors with his podcast, blog, math music videos, and more resources to help increase students’ interest and engagement in the learning of mathematics while building conceptual understanding. Matthew has been featured on WBUR radio, WBZ news and the Boston news magazine Chronicle. Matthew’s first book Teach Math Like This, Not Like That: Four Critical Areas to Improve Student Learning was published in July through Rowman & Littlefield.
Webinar hosting presenter Jill Bemis
7-8 Math Teacher, Department Lead
I am an Iowa girl living and teaching in Miles City, Montana. My adventure began in Virginia Beach 30 years ago, and I have had the honor of teaching so many wonderful students since then. My path has not been straight, but full of adventures. Teaching to me is learning daily just as my students do in my classroom. I have taught in five different states with experience in most grades between Kindergarten and 8th. For the past 8 years I have been focusing on math in the 7-8 grades. I am currently the department lead for my middle school. In my spare time, I enjoy walking and hiking with my husband and three Siberian huskies. I also enjoy reading and running.
Hosted By
Global Math Department webinar platform hosts Partnering with Parents in Elementary School Math
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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