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     Conference Model Subcategory

          Bullet Frederick High School - Co-Teaching Collaboration
Target Group: Frederick High School teachers

Kathy Oakes and Patty Hagan will kick off this PST with a 2 hour training in April. This will ensure that everyone has the same background knowledge and provide exemplars of successful co-teaching.

We will plan and practice different co-taught lessons.

In addition, we will use the time in the summer to plan units and set up co-teaching expectations.

     On-Line Course Model Subcategory

          Bullet Frederick High School Algebra 1
Target Group: Frederick High math and science teachers, Coal Ridge Middle School 8th grade teachers, Thunder Valley 8th grade Math teachers

Algebra 1 is a gateway course and this project will address the need to make sure all 9th grade students in Algebra 1 have access to all Algebra 1 standards.

In this course we will begin with the district timeline and then identify the standards addressed in each unit and discuss exactly what type of assessment items we want to use to address those standards. Then we will organize units of instructional resources that will be expected to be used in each Algebra 1 class for continuity and equity.

          Bullet Introduction to Blended Learning - Summer 2020 [A]
Target Group: SVVSD Licensed teachers and Administrators

This course provides students with the opportunity to closely examine various models of blended learning in order to reflect on and refine current teaching practices. Participants will develop common vocabulary and clearly identify and explore components of a high quality Blended Model. Participants will implement a model specific to their content and classroom environment.

Opportunity to earn Blended Learning Credential through the iLearn Collaborative with a combination of 6 Blended Badges or 3 Blended Badges and the year long Blended Collaborative.

Times: Hybrid-Asynchronous Online Content, with optional synchronous Webex meetings.

Questions? Contact: Casey Luker or Anne Atherton

          Bullet Powerful Teaching: Reading and Exploration
Target Group: Teachers and Administrators

We will use the book, "Powerful Teaching" by, Patrice Bain and Pooja Agarwal to dive into the Science of Learning and explore ways to increase retention for all. This book will be our guide as we explore different tools and strategies that you can use in your classes immediately.

This book study will allow participants to build a strong foundation in brain-based teaching and the ability to move into innovative teaching.

The book will be provided, at no cost to each registrant. Please register early to ensure the books are available at the start of the session.

          Bullet Savvy Tools for Savvy Readers - Elementary - Summer 2020
Target group: Intermediate teachers (grades 3-5)

Participants will gain knowledge of book level, content level, and text complexity through an exploration of novels.

The class is a 8-week online class. There will not be any face-to-face meetings. Participants will be required to check in weekly for discussions and assignment submissions. Using the District Digital Library will be part of the class.

Requirements for the course:

  • Read 3 novels of choice and one required read
  • Complete text complexity activity for each
  • Engage in the weekly activities and discussion questions with a minimum of an initial response and at least one reply to another participant.
          Bullet SVVS Blended Badge: Flipped Classroom
Target Group: SVVSD Licensed Teachers and Administrators

Prerequisite: Introduction to Blended Learning or past participation in the Blended Collaborative

This course introduces flipped classrooms. Participants will examine elements of a flipped classroom and how this blended learning model engages students through myriad strategies for flipping specific content and activities. By the end of the course, participants will create a flipped lesson and accompanying materials for supporting the successful implementation of a flipped classroom in their blended setting.

Opportunity to earn Blended Learning Credential through the iLearn Collaborative with a combination of 6 Blended Badges or 3 Blended Badges and the year long Blended Collaborative.

Times: Hybrid Asynchronous Online Content, with optional synchronous Webex meetings.

Questions? Contact: Casey Luker or Anne Atherton

          Bullet SVVS Blended Badge: Inquiry in the Blended Classroom [A]
Target Group: SVVSD Licensed teachers and Administrators

Prerequisite: Introduction to Blended Learning or past participation in the Blended Collaborative

This course introduces inquiry learning in a blended classroom. Participants will identify elements of an inquiry based classroom based on research findings, determining the most effective instructional practices.

This course will explore different elements of Blended transformed class time including: Choice boards, genius hour, Design thinking and PBL. Participants will reflect on their own instructional practice, examining existing units of study or planning new ones that integrate active learning strategies in their blended classrooms through posing challenge questions, problems, or scenarios in order to develop an authentic project-based learning environment. 

Opportunity to earn Blended Learning Credential through the iLearn Collaborative with a combination of 6 Blended Badges or 3 Blended Badges and the year long Blended Collaborative.

Times: Hybrid-Asynchronous Online Content, with optional synchronous Webex meetings.

Questions? Contact: Casey Luker or Anne Atherton

          Bullet SVVS Blended Badge: Online Formative Assessment: Differentiation in the Blended [A]
Target Group: SVVSD Licensed Teachers and Administrators

Prerequisite: Introduction to Blended Learning or past participation in the Blended Collaborative.

This course provides students with the opportunity to closely examine strategies for using data analytics to personalize learning. Participants will explore strategies on how to use digital tools to give timely, quality, and actionable feedback in both a Blended and Distance learning setting. Participants will understand how to use data to develop course content and drive blended instruction.

Opportunity to earn Blended Learning Credential through the iLearn Collaborative with a combination of 6 Blended Badges or 3 Blended Badges and the year long Blended Collaborative.

Questions? Contact: Casey Luker or Anne Atherton

          Bullet SVVS Blended Badge: Station Rotation [A]
Target Group: SVVS Licensed Teachers and Administrators

Prerequisite: Introduction to Blended Learning or past participation in the Blended Collaborative

This course provides participants with the opportunity to study aspects of blended learning models with a focus on Rotation Models. Participants will explore various models including strategies for distance learning including asynchronous online learning with in-person small group transformed class time opportunities. Strategies include content development, student engagement and classroom management. 

Opportunity to earn Blended Learning Credential through the iLearn Collaborative with a combination of 6 Blended Badges or 3 Blended Badges and the year long Blended Collaborative.

Times: Hybrid Asynchronous Online Content, with optional synchronous Webex meetings.

Questions? Contact: Casey Luker or Anne Atherton

          Bullet The Power of Making Thinking Visible
Target Group: Classroom teachers at all grade levels, Interventionists, Administrators and Coaches     

Remember the popular book "Making Thinking Visible"?Project Zero has a new book out full of research based strategies called "The Power of Making Thinking Visible"! This course will assist teachers at all grade levels to more clearly define the mental work they want their students to perform. Participants will use the book, "The Power of Making Thinking Visible", to explore a variety of routines to engage students in a culture of thinking. The routines, developed by researchers at Project Zero at Harvard, involve students in thinking, planning, creating, questioning, and inquiring to develop deep understanding in any content area. Participants will walk away with highly practical strategies for immediate implementation.

*Please purchase the book, "The Power of Making Thinking Visible", prior to the course.*

     Process Model Subcategory

          Bullet Alpine Elementary - Developing a New Program of Inquiry
Target Group: Alpine Elementary licensed staff

This course will begin by analyzing the new science and social studies standards for broad based concepts, then use those concepts to create a school-wide preschool through 5th grade program of inquiry placing relevant concepts under each of the 6 IB-PYP transdisciplinary themes.

Teachers will have a greater understanding of how to design standards-based, transdisciplinary units of inquiry and be very familiar with the SVVSD science and social studies standards as well as the IP-PYP planning process.

          Bullet Centennial Elementary - Intervention Resource
Target group: Centennial MTSS Team

This team will create an interactive digital reference for teachers to quickly access interventions and progress monitoring for academics and behavior.
          Bullet Science and Social Studies Realignment for Altona Middle School
Target Group: Altona Middle and Mead Middle Science and Social Studies Teachers

Instructor: Kaarina Demers

With the move to classes being held daily on alternating quarters lesson plans must be structured using the blended learning model to maximize class time.

Year long pacing guides, unit plans, assessments, and rubics for both Science and Social Studies will be created.

          Bullet Spark! Summer STEM Design Committee This session is new
Target Group: Spark! Discovery Preschool staff

Instructor: Kiersten Pierpoint

This project will result in a well-thought instructional plan for teachers’ use during the school year based on standards and including ways to fully incorporate it into the environment as recommended by ECERS. A well developed unit will make it easier for teachers to implement allowing them to better focus on students’ needs within the classroom. Students will benefit from having a fully planned unit and an environment that reflects enfolds them in the learning, increasing engagement as well as from the teacher’s increased time to focus on differentiation rather than implementation.

This course is posted for registration purposes only. The course completed on 6/17/2020.

     Professional Study Group Model Subcategory

          Bullet APEX - Student Learning Disabilities
Target Group: APEX staff

We desire as a school to increase our knowledge base and tool box for understanding students with learning disabilities.

There will be 4 book groups made up of 5-10 participants each. Each book group will read about one of the learning disabilities and discuss strategies for understanding and supporting student needs.

Each group will develop a 30 minute presentation to be given to all staff.

          Bullet Book Club - Engaging Young Engineers
Target Group: Licensed teachers Preschool - 2nd grade

We will be engaging our learners through discussions to collaborate with peers in the book study while identifying application ideas for moving forward during and after the book club.

We want to influence our learners how to intently plan for STEM learning.

          Bullet Erie High School - PLC+ Book Study
Target Group: Erie High School Department Captains

Instructors: Liz Russell & Kim Peebles

We will read the book "PLC+" by Fray and Fisher. We will hold weekly meetings (virtually) to discuss the book, drawing parallels between the topics and EHS´s practices.

Ultimately, we will use the book as a launch point to strengthen Erie High School´s PLC model and make it more central to our allotted staff meeting/late start time.

          Bullet Fall River Elementary - Balance With Blended Learning Book Study [A]
Target Group: Fall River Blended Learning Cohort

This team will read the book, "Balance with Blended Learning" by Catlin Tucker. We will study best practices of blended learning to meet the needs of students in this ever changing world of education.

We will read 2 chapters weekly and meet vie Webex or Google Hangout to discuss various questions. What were our aha´s? What were our take aways? How will this impact your teaching next year? What do you wonder? Other questions pondered for discussion are included in end of the chapter questions.

          Bullet Frederick Feeder - The Brain-Targeted Teaching Model - Book Study
Target Group: Frederick Feeder Teachers

Teachers will be reading and discussing The Brain-Targeted Teacher Model for 21st-Century Schools. Weekly discussions will correlate with each of the ten chapters. Additionally, teachers will demonstrate their learning by applying their knowledge to design a concept map illustrating a learning unit in any content area for any PK-16 classroom setting that follows the components of the Brain-Targeted Teaching Model.

The learning unit will be prepared in written format using a pre-made template. Teachers will also summarize the learning unit in a PowerPoint presentation shared with class members through a screencast.

          Bullet Frederick High School - Advisory Team - Summer 2020
Target Group: Frederick High School Teachers

Instructor: Christopher Thomas

This team will study past data on teacher training needs and plan for appropriate training for teachers in Fall of 2020. We will evaluate the needs and look at best practices for meeting those teacher deficits.

          Bullet Longs Peak Middle School - Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain [A]
Target Group: Longs Peak Middle School Teachers and Staff

Sandy Heiser

We will read the book "Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain", while exploring supporting texts and podcasts.

          Bullet Mead Elementary - Powerful Teaching Book Study
Target Group: Mead Elementary Staff

Instructor: Farah Holburn

Mead Elementary staff are reading "Powerful Teaching, Unleash the Science of Learning" by Pooja K. Agarwal and Patrice Bain.

While we read we will be having weekly online discussions about the books. At the end we will have a concrete plan/organizational tool for our classroom, a way to share with students, or a way to share the information with parents.

          Bullet Mead Middle School - Summer PST 2020 [A]
Target Group: Mead Middle School Teachers

We will start by brainstorming what we want to know more about in regards to online teaching. After the brainstorm we will combine like topics together for study. People will join committees on topics that they think they can help and also look at the literature about that topic. These groups will develop systems and modules that will be presented to staff at the start of this school year.

          Bullet Mountain View Elementary - Reciprocal Teaching Studies Book Study [A]
Target Group: Mountain View Elementary Certified Staff

Together, we will be reading the book "Reciprocal Teaching At Work. Powerful Strategies and Lessons to Increase Reading Comprehension" to build our understanding, discussing strategies, creating resources, and evaluating the change.

          Bullet Niwot High School - Balance with Blended Learning Book Study This session is new [A]
Target Group: Niwot High School Teachers

Instructor: Erin Roe

We will read "Balance for Blended Learning: Partner with Students to Reimagine Learning and Reclaim Your Life" written by Caitlin Tucker. Teachers will be able to discuss and collaborate over blending learning and how they can utilize best practices to engage students and create a sustainable system.

          Bullet Niwot High School - Poor Students, Rich Teaching Book Study This session is new [A]
Target Group: Niwot High School Teachers

Instructor: Erin Roe

We will read "Poor Students, Rich Teaching: Mindsets for Change" written by Eric Jensen.

We want to empower teachers by understanding poverty and how it impacts achievement. This book will invite the opportunity for teachers to reflect on students´ mindsets in the classroom, to build effective relationships with students, to see achievement as a reachable target for all students, and overall engage all students for success.

          Bullet OT Telehealth: Resources & Treatment [A]
Target Group: SVVSD Occupational Therapists

Instructor: Chelsea Berthold

This course will work to develop treatment activities, a folder with resources, practicing video sessions and recording videos of lessons, as well as producing SeeSaw activities to post.

Virtual meetings on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month starting June 2, 2020.

          Bullet Planning and Implementing the SMART Teams Program - Fall 2020 This session is new [A]
Target Group: High School Science Teachers

Instructor: Chris Chou

This PST will provide training, support and guidance for teachers and schools who would like to implement this program in their buildings. The expansion of the SMART teams program throughout St. Vrain will build a strong network of students and teachers who share a similar interest and passion for pursuing scientific study and research.

          Bullet Red Hawk Elementary School - Culturize Book Study This session is new [A]
Target Group: Red Hawk Elementary staff

Instructor: Shane Saeed

We will read the book "Culturize", by Jimmy Casas. This will help us cultivate an inclusive environment for all. We understand that social emotional needs are going to come first in order to ensure our students feel safe at school. This study will review the climate surveys from the 2019-2020 school year as well as gain feedback from RHEL families.

          Bullet Skyline High School - Researching Resources for Online Learning
Target Group: Skyline High School Performing Arts Department

Instructors: Priscilla Araskaki & Ingrid Larragoity-Martin

We will be researching several different platforms for building strong distance learning engagement. Each week participants will share a different resource they have found and several ways to incorporate the information into their own discipline. Simultaneously, group members will be modifying the information to fit the needs of their classes.

The final product for each participant will be a usable template they can apply to a hybrid or distance learning model of teaching.

          Bullet The Reason I Jump [A]
Target Group: Occupational Therapists

Instructor: Ashley Leach

This course will read, "The Reason I Jump", and develop a summary of what was learned from the book.

          Bullet Thunder Valley K8 - Live Your Excellence Book Study This session is new [A]
Target Group: Thunder Valley Certified Staff

Teachers will read "Live Your Excellence" by Jimmy Casas. Then work in vertical teams to discuss application of new learning. During whole group, small groups will share how they will implement new learning. Staff will invest in themselves to better serve our students.

          Bullet Timberline PK8 - What We Say - Book Study
Target Group: Timberline PK8 Licensed Staff

We will complete a Schoology course that will include Podcasts, videos, a Read Next journal, as well as specific goals on which language patterns we will need to break when we go back to school.

Teachers will journal and analyze their own language patterns and decide on which ones they want to stop first and how to have an accountability partner in their classroom to help them achieve it.

     Training Model Subcategory

          Bullet Acadience Reading (DIBELS Next)
Target Group: This class is for elementary district literacy, classroom, special education teachers, and classified staff who will be administering Acadience Reading (formerly DIBELS Next) or analyzing the results and data. It is appropriate for new Acadience Reading users, as well as those who have used DIBELS 6th Edition.

The workshop provides introductory and comprehensive training for Acadience Reading users. Topics include the foundations of Acadience Reading, administration and scoring of all measures, and how to use Acadience Reading within an RTI/Outcomes-Driven Model.

          Bullet CHAMPS: A Proactive and Positive Approach to Classroom Management [A]

Target group: K-12 teachers, administrators

Engaged students, classrooms that seem to run themselves, seamless transitions--these are the goals of teachers who want to focus on effective, standards-based instruction. Research to date shows us that when strong management systems are in place, teaching and learning occurs.

This class, which is drawn from Randy Sprick´s resource, CHAMPS: A Proactive & Positive Approach to Classroom Management, will enable participants to identify and maintain the effective aspects of the participants´s current management plan while adding and/or strengthening any less-effective aspects.

When teachers create clear expectations around student Conversation, Help, Activities, Movement, and Participation, they experience SUCCESS! This class can help any teacher, whether new or experienced, manage student behavior more effectively.

Please note, this class is intended for Tier 1 behavior supports and interventions. Participants will also be asked to video their classrooms for reflection.
          Bullet Language and Concept Development Workshop-2019-2020 CU Denver CLD Master´s Cohort [A]
Target Group: 2019-2020 CU Denver CLD Master´s Cohort, SVVSD Licensed Staff

This hybrid (online with some face-to-face meetings) eWorkshop will focus on addressing the following essential question: How can I provide bilingual learners the greatest opportunities to acquire both the knowledge and the language needed to be successful in my classroom?

Participants will explore six online units of content, post reflections and lesson ideas regarding the content, and reply to each other´s posts.

This eWorkshop is a requirement for teachers in the 2019-2021 CU Denver CLD Master´s Cohort.

This course may fulfill 15 hours towards the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, CLD, teachers relicensure requirements for the Colorado Department of Education, but is not part of the SVVSD pathway for the district CLD certificate.

          Bullet Socratic Seminars: Critical Thinking Through Conversation

Target Group: Teachers, all grade levels and content areas.

The Socratic method of teaching is based on Socrates theory that it is more important to enable students to think for themselves than to merely fill their heads with right answers. Socratic Seminars are a highly motivating form of intellectual and scholarly discourse conducted in K-12 classrooms. Socratic Seminars foster active learning as participants explore and evaluate the ideas, issues, and values in a particular text.

Participants will be able to

  • ask Socratic questions
  • identify age and curriculum-appropriate texts for use in Socratic seminars
  • conduct Socratic seminars
  • evaluate seminar participant behaviors as well as their own behaviors as seminar leaders.

After registering for this, several readings will be shared with you. Participants are asked to read these documents prior to attending the class. Please be sure that your e-mail address entered in your account is accurate.

This addresses Colorado Teacher Quality Standards 1D, 3E, 3F.
          Bullet Teachers Guild: Team Member
The Teachers Guild is a professional learning community for and by teachers who are becoming a creative force for our students, schools, and communities. They believe teachers are the innovators education has been waiting for. In this year long journey, you will identify and solve problems that will positively impact your educational environment.

Click for more information on being a Team Member.

To enroll, email brohm_kristen@svvsd.org and / or peters_rebecca@svvsd.org to access the code to register.
          Bullet The Gift of Mindful Teaching
Target Audience: PreK-12 teachers

Discover the true gift of mindfulness! While exploring the power of self-compassion, the art of paying attention, the importance of self-regulation and body awareness, participants will learn about the many benefits of mindfulness for teachers and students. Participants will learn a variety of mindfulness strategies that can be used inside and outside of the classroom. Additionally, participants will explore the transformational qualities of incorporating joy, gratitude, play, rest, and mindfulness into their daily lives.
          Bullet The Standards of Effective Pedagogy: Standards 1 and 2 (Grades K-12)

Target group: K-12 teachers

Instructor: Ruth Hanna

This eWorkshop will focus on standards 1 & 2 of the CREDE (Center for Research on Education, Diversity & Excellence) Standards of Effective Pedagogy. Participants will explore how Joint Productive Activity & Language and Literacy Development can support stronger content and language learning for students in a diverse and inclusive classroom. This course fulfills 15 hours towards the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse teacher relicensure requirements for the Colorado Department of Education.

These eWorkshops can be taken in any order.

Guiding Questions:

  • Unit 1: What is Joint Productive Activity?
  • Unit 2: How do I implement Joint Productive Activity?
  • Unit 3: What is pedagogy for Language and Literacy Development?
  • Unit 4: How do I implement Language and Literacy Development?
  • Unit 5: What does instruction look like when students
  • Unit 6: Answer the Essential Question.

eWorkshops are inquiry oriented, multimedia courses that are comprised of six units. Each unit is organized around an essential question and a guiding question and follows the same three-part learning cycle:

  • Explore: participants spend 45 minutes exploring new ideas, content, concepts or perspectives.
  • Make-It-Work: participants select one of a minimum of two designed and completely supported options of how to make the new learning from Explore work in an actual classroom context. Participants spend approximately 45 minutes selecting and preparing to implement the option of their choice.
  • Share: participants share their learning in an online space. This usually takes 30-45 minutes of a participant’s time.

Each unit takes approximately two hours.
          Bullet The Standards of Effective Pedagogy: Standards 3 and 4 (Grades K-12)

Target group: K-12 teachers

Instructor: Ruth Hanna

This eWorkshop will focus on standards 3 & 4 of the CREDE (Center for Research on Education, Diversity & Excellence) Standards of Effective Pedagogy. Participants will explore how connecting teaching and curriculum to the experiences and skills of bilingual students’ home and communities promotes complex thinking. This course fulfills 15 hours towards the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse teacher relicensure requirements for the Colorado Department of Education.

These eWorkshops can be taken in any order.

Guiding Questions:

  • Unit 1: How can Funds of Knowledge inform my curriculum?
  • Unit 2: What can contextualization look like in my instruction?
  • Unit 3: What is complex thinking and how does it help students to meet high academic standards?
  • Unit 4: How can I enact complex thinking in my teaching practice?
  • Unit 5: What does a classroom look like when Joint Productive Activity, Language and Literacy, Contextualization, and Complex Thinking are put into place at high a level?
  • Unit 6: Answer the Essential Question.

eWorkshops are inquiry oriented, multimedia courses that are comprised of six units. Each unit is organized around an essential question and a guiding question and follows the same three-part learning cycle:

  • Explore: participants spend 45 minutes exploring new ideas, content, concepts or perspectives.
  • Make-It-Work: participants select one of a minimum of two designed and completely supported options of how to make the new learning from Explore work in an actual classroom context. Participants spend approximately 45 minutes selecting and preparing to implement the option of their choice.
  • Share: participants share their learning in an online space. This usually takes 30-45 minutes of a participant’s time.

Each unit takes approximately two hours. eWorkshop participants who complete all six units can receive a certificate of completion as well as use their work towards a course that will earn them one graduate level credit at the University of Nebraska Lincoln.
          Bullet The Standards of Effective Pedagogy: Standards 5 and 6 (Grades K-12)
Target Group: Licensed SVVSD Teachers

Instructor: Ruth Hanna

This eWorkshop will focus on standards 5 & 6 of the CREDE (Center for Research on Education, Diversity & Excellence) Standards of Effective Pedagogy. Participants will explore how the CREDE standards for Instructional Conversations and Critical Stance improve instruction for multilingual learners. This course fulfills 15 hours towards the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse teacher relicensure requirements for the Colorado Department of Education.

These eWorkshops can be taken in any order.

Guiding Questions:

  • Unit 1: How does leading instructional conversations that include significant time for student talk benefit students, especially multilingual students?
  • Unit 2: How do multilingual students benefit from Instructional Conversations?
  • Unit 3: What does Critical Stance look like in the elementary or secondary classroom?
  • Unit 4: How do multilingual students benefit from taking a critical stance in content areas?
  • Unit 5: How do all six CREDE standards fit together?
  • Unit 6: Answer the Essential Question.

eWorkshops are inquiry oriented, multimedia courses that are comprised of six units. Each unit is organized around an essential question and a guiding question and follows the same three-part learning cycle:

  • Explore: participants spend 45 minutes exploring new ideas, content, concepts or perspectives.
  • Make-It-Work: participants select one of a minimum of two designed and completely supported options of how to make the new learning from Explore work in an actual classroom context. Participants spend approximately 45 minutes selecting and preparing to implement the option of their choice.
  • Share: participants share their learning in an online space. This usually takes 30-45 minutes of a participant’s time.

Each unit takes approximately two hours. eWorkshop participants who complete all six units can receive a certificate of completion as well as use their work towards a course that will earn them one graduate level credit at the University of Nebraska Lincoln.
          Bullet Unlocking Student Empowerment This session is new [A]
Target Group: All staff

Instructor: Nicole Schmidt

Discover how to unlock student empowerment, creativity, and foster student growth in ways you never thought possible!

In this online course, you will learn simple and practical strategies to increase student self-regulation and self-reflection skills, higher level thinking, student agency, and foster authentic, high quality work.

Most importantly, you will discover why creating positive, trusting relationships is the key to student empowerment!

          Bullet What is a Fraction? [A]
Target Group: Elementary teachers

What is a fraction? We all have experience with fractions, but how deeply do we understand the basics behind this fundamental concept in mathematics? This class will provide teachers with the content knowledge of fractions to support students in these important understandings:

(1) What students need to understand about the part-whole meaning of a fraction,

(2) What students need to understand about a representation of a fraction, and

(3) What issues and confusions can arise for students around the language of fractions.

Come join us for a day of exploration, thinking, and mathematical conversation!


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