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Math Fest

Ryan and Courtney Flessner

October 26th
at Butler University


8:30 am-3:00 pm




breakfast, lunch and a certificate for earned professional growth hours

Join Ryan and Courtney for a full day celebration of teaching and learning math. Customize your Math Fest agenda to dive deeper into the content you desire:

Session 1, 8:30 – 10:15 am. Choose one:
Option A: Math Story Problem Types

Writing good story problems is about more than “covering” addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Learn to write real-world problems that align with grade level standards.

Option B: Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices

If you’re feeling good about what to teach, join us to focus on how to teach in order to reach every student in your classroom on a daily basis.

Session 2, 10:30 am – 12:15 pm. Choose one:
Option A: Problem Solving Strategies

Simply knowing two or three strategies for solving problems isn’t enough. Discover a developmental progression that will keep children moving forward as they become more efficient in their mathematical understandings.

Option B: Math Notebooks

This session will provide participants with examples for utilizing math notebooks in the elementary classroom. Learn how to organize notebooks, teach classroom routines, and assess students’ understandings.

Lunch 12:15 – 1:15 pm

Session 3, 1:15 – 3:00 pm. Choose one:
Option A: Assessing Problem Solving

Teachers often ask, “How do I give a grade for problem solving?” Explore ways to assess students while attending to developmentally appropriate instruction and grade level standards.

Option B: Number Work

Without a strong foundation in how numbers work, mathematics becomes increasingly difficult as children progress in school. Learn a multitude of easy-to-implement activities that will provide students with ways to explore, create, and develop strong understandings of numbers.

All sessions are appropriate for grades K-8 and reflect principles of balanced math and workshop teaching in math.

Early Bird Special

Register by August 23 to save! All seats are $125/person through August 23. Prices increase to $15o on August 24.

More Information

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