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Mathematics Curriculum Remodeling Session

Description (Purpose) of 90-minute session:

"Creating Active Thinkers"
In the mathematics world we are all about providing strategies teachers can utilize to increase student's complex thinking and the development of the Mathematical Practices. To develop these develop 21st century skills, we must move beyond the traditional teaching model. Join us for Creating Active Thinkers, on the "How To" journey to promote change in mathematics instruction.

Presentation Goals/Objectives


  • Provide strategies teachers can utilize to increase students’ complex level thinking.
  • Connect the strategies to the Standards for Mathematical Practice.


Pre-Work

Review and be familiar with the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice


Team Members

Kitty Rutherford, Elementary Mathematics Consultant - Lead
Denise Schulz, Elementary Mathematics Consultant
Ashton Megson, Middle School Mathematics Consultant
Johannah Maynor, High School Mathematics Consultant
vacant, Mathematics Section Chief
Susan Hart, Mathematics Adminstrative Assistant

Presentation Team Assignments

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East Team
Kitty Rutherford
Ashton Megson
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West Team
Denise Schulz
Johannah Maynor


July 15-18, 2013
East Team
Durham
Denise Schulz
Johannah Maynor
July 15-18, 2013
West Team
Greensboro
Kitty Rutherford
Ashton Megson


July 23-24, 2013
East Team
Cumberland
Kitty Rutherford
Ashton Megson
July 23-24, 2013
West Team
Rutherford
Denise Schulz
Johannah Maynor

Norms

  • Listen as an Ally.
  • Value Difference.
  • Maintain Professionalism.
  • Actively Participant

Time & Meetings

Date

Meeting
Feb. 2, 2012

Brainstorm possible topics for the Summer Insititute:
Creating Active Thinkers
Mar. 13, 2013

List of supplies:
  • gridded chart paper
  • smelly markers
  • stickies
Brainstorm title and description for Summer Institute:
listed above
Pull together 1st draft of Power Point for Summer Institute:

Mar. 8, 2013

Revisit and edit Summer Institute Power Point
(Whole team now on board!) Yeah!!
Mar. 22, 2013




Resources


Mathematics Wiki:
Standards of Mathematical Pratice
Book: Creating Active Thinkers
Common Core State Standards for Mathematics



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