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Differentiation in the Core Content Areas: Math [clear filter]
Saturday, February 22


Productively Struggling to Gain Conceptual Understanding in Math

Learn how to challenge students in math with activities that promote productive struggle. Students will experience problem solving through collaboration with others, while teachers facilitate the learning process of discovery and the value of mistakes. Come experience the benefits of teaching math concepts to allow students to develop a deeper level of understanding and apply their own thought processes.

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Andrea Mooney

Curriculum Program Specialist, Colton Joint Unified School District
Andrea Mooney served as an upper elementary teacher in the Colton Joint Unified School District for twenty-five years. She is currently a Curriculum Program Specialist and a District GATE coordinator.

Gloria Gutierrez

GATE Site Coordinator, Colton Joint Unified School District
Gloria Gutierrez is currently a 5th-grade GATE teacher in the Colton Joint Unified School District. She has taught for 19 years and serves as the site GATE coordinator at Grand Terrace Elementary School.

Saturday February 22, 2020 7:45am - 8:45am


Using Math Prompts in Every Grade Level

Depth and Complexity is extended into math instruction in every grade level using the Math Prompts. Practical application will be discussed and applied as audience participants engage in a hands-on activity while learning a variety of connections to the classroom curriculum. You will leave the session with a deeper understanding of Math Prompt usage and its application for your classroom math instruction.

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Dolph Petris

Elementary School Teacher, Fullerton School District
Dolph is an enthusiastic educator and has taught in the Fullerton School District for 16 years. As a GATE teacher, he understands the value of being a lifelong learner and is always in the search of greater understanding. Whether engaged in discussion or reading a new book, he is... Read More →

Saturday February 22, 2020 10:30am - 11:30am


Multiage Learning Environments: Supporting Social, Emotional, and Academic Needs Through Design Thinking Pedagogy.

In terms of educational reforms and innovations, learners don’t need more or better. Many need different. Their intelligence and intensities are so unique that even the most innovative classrooms aren’t innovative enough. Therefore, it is our job, our challenge, our purpose to ensure the environments match their needs. Participants will learn how a multiage, design thinking, maker ed environment supports the social, emotional, and academic needs of all learners.

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Michael Buist

Multiage Classroom Teacher, Knox Gifted Academy
Michael Buist is one-third of the multiage cohort teaching team at Knox Gifted Academy, a public school that serves more than 700 gifted K-6 students in Chandler, Arizona. Michael has taught in the Chandler Unified School District for 21 years and has served gifted students and families... Read More →

Rebecca Coplan

Multiage Classroom Teacher, Knox Gifted Academy
Rebecca Coplan is a teacher at Knox Gifted Academy, a public school that serves more than 700 gifted students and their families in Chandler, Arizona. Rebecca has served gifted learners for over 9 years in a cluster, pull-out, and self-contained models. She has her National Board... Read More →

Saturday February 22, 2020 2:15pm - 3:15pm
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