NTS Math Agenda
February 6, 2013

Purpose: Build knowledge in research-based Math practices, which develop student processes and proficiencies in learning and applying mathematics. The format of this workshop will include teacher sharing, identification and access to resources, and integration of technology in the math classroom.

8:30 - 9:00 Rolls, coffee, juice

9:00 - 9:15 Opening

9:15 - 10:15 Eight Mathematical Practices

10:15-10:30 Math Potion #9

10:30 – 10:45 Break

10:45 - 11:30 Corey Dahl - "Google Searching - Tips and Tricks" -Instructional Technology Training

11:30 - 12:30 Lunch

12:30 - 1:30 Teacher Sharing and Networking

Cindy Johnson - West Boyd - crjohnson@westboyd.org FREE Glenco Resources - Course 1, Course 2, Course 3
Jean Johnson - Elgin - IXL - Web-based Math Program
Emy Jones - Verdigre - Uses GeoGebra

1:30 - 2:00 Writing in Math

Five Steps for Understanding Word Problems

5 Steps for Marking Word Problem I-2-7.png
Marking the Problem Using 5 Steps Julio Example

Word Problem

Notes and Illustration for Solving Word Problem

Student Explanation and Notes for Solving Word Problem

Read, Illustrate, and Solve Word Problem Student Form

Vocabulary Word List for Secondary Math
Page 1
Page 2
Page 3 (Blank Student Form)
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Permission is granted to the purchasing teacher to reproduce the Math Tools on the CD-ROM for use in his or her classroom. Disclaimer: The worksheets on this wiki may not be reproduced or transmitted, and are intended only for Professional Development capacity building in math, and to promote Step Up to Writing approach to teaching math.

Free Response Card Activity:
I wonder........I was surprised...........Maybe........Although.......This reminds me........In my opinion......I believe.....I question........I'm sure.....
2:00 - 2:10 Break

2:10 - 2:50 Digital Resources

2:50-3:00 Wrap-up (Survey)

Please bring:
Bring your own device (e.g. laptop, iPad, I Pod, Smartphone)

Under construction Math Wiki
Include Google in teaching
Include GeoGebra in the sharing