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Monday, December 9
 

10:00am

Oh the Math That They'll Know! Pre - First Math Games
Limited Capacity seats available

Come play games that incorporate the use of cards and dice that teach Pre - K First concepts:  counting, early fluency, subitizing, patterns, and numbers to 10, 20 and 100.  Engaging and easily differentiated to use whole class or in centers.  Gameboards, students samples will be shared.  

Speakers

Monday December 9, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Knowledge
  • INTENDED GRADE LEVEL Early Childhood

11:15am

IAR: Interpreting Math Results
Limited Capacity seats available

Need to interpret your school/district Illinois Assessment of Readiness results for math in Grades 3 - 8? Stop by for a look at the structure of the math assessment and discover unique ways of using the data to influence curriculum decisions.   

Speakers

Monday December 9, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm
Schaumburg D
  • NOTES FOR PARTICIPANTS Please bring Internet ready device.
  • INTENDED GRADE LEVEL Intermediate (4-6)

11:15am

Shake Up Your Fact Fluency Practice
Limited Capacity seats available

Students need engaging practice tied to strategies, not rote memorization.  Come prepared to play engaging and easily differentiated math games that use dice.  Concepts covered: addition, subtraction including associative and commutative properties, doubles, make 10, early multiplication, multi-digit work.  Gameboards, student samples and math talk extensions will be shared.   

Speakers

Monday December 9, 2019 11:15am - 12:15pm
Knowledge
  • INTENDED GRADE LEVEL Primary (K-3)

12:30pm

Let's Talk About Math!
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session, we will explore some of our favorite mathematical routines for the kindergarten classroom.  Join us for a fun-filled hour of instructional activities geared towards our youngest mathematicians! 


Monday December 9, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Knowledge
  • INTENDED GRADE LEVEL Primary (K-3)

1:45pm

Promoting Sense-Making and Perseverance in
Limited Capacity seats available

Teacher questioning and prompting plays such an important role in helping support students in productive struggle in the math classroom.  With the Common Core Standards and Math Practices calling for students to persevere in problem solving through more rigorous concepts than ever before, it is vital that teachers talk to students about their work and nudge their thinking.  In this session, we will not only discuss the importance of prompting and nudging while students work, but provide real-life examples of this language being used in our classroom.  Participants will leave the session with examples of language to help elicit students' mathematical thinking in their own classroom. 


Monday December 9, 2019 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Knowledge
  • INTENDED GRADE LEVEL Primary (K-3)

1:45pm

Rejuvenate Your Math Block With a Guided Math Model
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session, teachers will learn a variety of strategies to implement a guided math instruction model into their classrooms. We will show teachers practical ways to implement differentiated instruction, technology, independent practice, and hands-on learning for the elementary classroom.  


Monday December 9, 2019 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Connection
  • INTENDED GRADE LEVEL Primary (K-3)

3:00pm

Self-Paced Learning in 8th Grade Algebra
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore one teacher's attempt to implement a model of self-paced learning in 8th grade algebra from the beginnings of working with an instructional coach to present day successes and challenges. We will look at student performance, classroom management for implementation, student and parent feedback, and reflections for improvement moving forward.
 


Monday December 9, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Connection
  • INTENDED GRADE LEVEL Middle School (6-8)
 
Tuesday, December 10
 

9:30am

Spanish for Non-Spanish Speakers
Limited Capacity seats available

This breakout session is for Non-Spanish speakers who have Spanish speakers in their classroom, school, or district. This interactive presentation will provide some simulations that will allow the participant to feel like an English learners while providing some tips on how to recreate these and other activities for other educators. The presentation will also provide strategies through best practice instruction such as literacy Squared, GLAD, and TPR  how to use English to understand some Spanish. The goal is that participants leave with information, strategies, and a basic understanding of the Spanish language. Each participant will leave with some hard copy activities as well as access to many digital resources.
 


Tuesday December 10, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
Knowledge
  • INTENDED GRADE LEVEL All Grade Levels

10:45am

Math Workshop Model: Integrating Best Practices
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how to structure your math classroom (at any grade level), using the workshop model! This model combines a mini-lesson with collaborative activities, guided math groups, and opportunities to personalize learning to best meet student needs. 

Speakers

Tuesday December 10, 2019 10:45am - 11:45am
Schaumburg G
  • INTENDED GRADE LEVEL All Grade Levels

12:00pm

TGIF Math Games for 3rd-6th Grades
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn a variety of 3rd-6th math games that use  cards and dice. Math content will include, place value, rounding, order of operations, beginning algebra, etc. Student work samples and a handout with rules and game board will be shared. 

Speakers

Tuesday December 10, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Knowledge
  • INTENDED GRADE LEVEL Intermediate (4-6)

1:15pm

Lights! Cameras! Fractions!
Limited Capacity seats available

The understanding of fractions is so critical in 3rd-5th grades as it is the first time students really think about fractions as being numbers.  Looking for new ways for your students to become more comfortable with the symbolic interpretation of fractions?  Join this session for a deep dive into this important concept. 

Speakers

Tuesday December 10, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Schaumburg G
  • NOTES FOR PARTICIPANTS Please bring Internet ready device.
  • INTENDED GRADE LEVEL Elementary School (K-6)

1:15pm

Math Overload
Limited Capacity seats available

Do you feel overwhelmed by the amount of math content that needs to be covered.  I have developed a system to help reach all students and help all students obtain the skills they need to.  Come learn how to cover the standards with fun and innovative ways.  

Speakers

Tuesday December 10, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Schaumburg H
  • INTENDED GRADE LEVEL Primary (K-3)

1:15pm

TGIF Math Games for 6th-8th Grades
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn a variety of 6th-8th math games that use cards and dice. Math content will include, beginning algebra, order of operations, decimals and fractions, etc. Student work samples and a handout with rules and game board will be shared. 

Speakers

Tuesday December 10, 2019 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Knowledge
  • INTENDED GRADE LEVEL Middle School (6-8)