Building Numeracy with Middle Grades Students (5-8): HYBRID, Louisville, KY - Dee Crescitelli (2022-23) Course Description: PLEASE NOTE: This KCM professional learning event is available only to educators in Kentucky. This course is designed for 5th, 6th, 7th or 8th grade math teachers, but other Kentucky educators who believe this training would be helpful in their work are welcome to register and participate as well.
We know that students develop their mathematical reasoning skills over time and at different rates - and that the past year has created instructional gaps due to the time available for math instruction in different pandemic teaching situations.
This year-long, in-depth course provides teachers with information and materials to enable them to strengthen mathematics instruction by building from students’ current funds of knowledge.
Participants will learn teaching strategies for helping students develop the more sophisticated reasoning needed for middle grades mathematics with the goal of improving student access to grade-level content.
Each participant will receive two sets of the "24 Game: Fractions/Decimals" card game
Each participant will also receive 4 books:
Figuring out Fluency in Mathematics Teaching and Learning
Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Teaching Developmentally, 10th edition
Building Powerful Numeracy for Middle School & High School Students
Lessons and Activities for Building Powerful Numeracy
COST:FREE (*This course is open to Kentucky educators only) *Participants must be registered to attend and are expected to fully participate in both the in-person days and all 8 virtual sessions as scheduled below. The virtual sessions are live and interactive sessions that meet online via ZOOM. They are not recordings to be watched at any other time. All 8 half-day virtual sessions meet on Tuesday afternoons during the school year. Please confirm you can participate in this course on Tuesday afternoons before registering.
Duration: 10 Sessions (2 in-person days and 8 half-day virtual sessions)
2 IN-PERSON DAYS in Louisville, KY at the University of Louisville Conference Center, ShelbyHurst Campus, Founders Union Building 8 VIRTUAL half-day sessions online via ZOOM
2022-23 BUILDING NUMERACY SCHEDULE:
SESSION 1: Tuesday, June 21, 2022; 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Eastern Time (in-person day in Louisville)
SESSION 2: Wednesday, June 22, 2022; 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Eastern Time (in-person day in Louisville) SESSION 3: Tuesday, August 23, 2022; noon-3:00pm Eastern Time (half-day virtual)
SESSION 4: Tuesday, September 20, 2022; noon-3:00pm Eastern Time (half-day virtual)
SESSION 5: Tuesday, October 25, 2022; noon-3:00pm Eastern Time (half-day virtual)
SESSION 6: Tuesday, November 15, 2022; noon-3:00pm Eastern Time (half-day virtual)
SESSION 7: Tuesday, December 13, 2022; noon-3:00pm Eastern Time (half-day virtual)
SESSION 8: Tuesday, January 24, 2023; noon-3:00pm Eastern Time (half-day virtual)
SESSION 9: Tuesday, February 21, 2023; noon-3:00pm Eastern Time (half-day virtual)
SESSION 10: Tuesday, March 14, 2023; noon-3:00pm Eastern Time (half-day virtual)
Please contact the KCM at firstname.lastname@example.org or 859-572-7690 with any questions.
Please note: The KCM is absorbing all the costs associated with providing this professional development. If you register for this event and then find you are unable to attend for any reason, contact the KCM as soon as possible so your spot and materials can be given to another teacher. Registered teachers who fail to show up for this training may be charged for the cost of course materials, training and meeting space.
in-person days on June 21 & 22 = 9am-4pm EST; 8 virtual sessions = noon-3pm EST
2 in-person days in Louisville, KY; 8 virtual sessions online via ZOOM In-person = University of Louisville Conference Center, ShelbyHurst Campus, Founders Union Building: Room 15 450 N. Whittington Parkway Louisville , KY 40222 UNITED STATES