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January 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm MST
Registration link: https://asu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYqf-yvpzItGNCvWktQYDgHrwAWoel2BClv
Description: Effective teaching is necessary to ensure all students learn mathematics. Through this Professional Development series, participants will gain knowledge in specific, research-based teaching practices that are essential to the math success of each and every student. The eight Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices we will examine come from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) publication called Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All (2014). Through this series, participants will follow a cycle to learn, which includes examining instructional strategies, best practices and student/teacher actions. Participants will have the opportunity to create an action plan to apply what they have learned, collaborate with other Arizona math teachers and continually reflect on their implementation.
Audience: 5-12 educators and leaders
Certificate Hours: 1 hour of PD credit for each session attended
Session 1 – August 25th: Establish mathematics goals to focus learning
Session 2 – September 22nd: Implement tasks that promote reasoning and problem solving
Session 3 – October 20th: Use and connect mathematical representations
Session 4 – November 17th: Facilitate meaningful mathematical discourse
Session 5 – January 26th: Pose purposeful questions
Session 6 – February 23rd: Build procedural fluency from conceptual understanding
Session 7 – March 23rd: Support productive struggle in learning mathematics
Session 8 – Apr 20th: Elicit and use evidence of student thinking