Kentucky Center for Mathematics - Event Information
Foundations for Middle: Grade 8 - Franklin County - Dee Crescitelli (2018-19)
KCM is proud to offer middle school educators impactful professional learning experiences (PLEs). Foundations for Middle: Grade 8 is a FREE four day experience offered in two 2-day sessions. Participants will gain a greater understanding of how to support students in developing algebraic and functional reasoning. This PLE will focus on standards in the Expressions & Equations (EE) and Functions (F) strands.
Identify Big Ideas embedded in middle school Kentucky Academic Standards for Mathematics and Standards for Mathematical Practice.
Use instructional strategies to improve critical thinking, problem solving, and classroom discourse.
Explore evidence-based instructional strategies that can be used to help all students.
Receive resources such as ready-made activities, manipulatives, books, etc.
Participants should be Kentucky 7th or 8th grade educators and are expected to attend all 4 days of the professional learning experience. Teachers who work with 9th grade students are welcome, but the content focus will be predominantly on 8th grade standards.
Session 1: February 20, 2019
Session 2: February 21, 2019
Session 3: April 10, 2019
Session 4: April 11, 2019
Registration will no longer be available for this event after 11:59 p.m. on January 9, 2019.