View Seminar: Mathematics Instruction as Language Instruction

Seminar NameMathematics Instruction as Language Instruction
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Seminar Short DescDue to its abstract nature, mathematics is not only hard to teach but also a difficult thing to learn. However, teaching literacy strategies in math courses can make the content more attainable.
Seminar Full DescIn a two-day series, mathematics educators will explore how to effectively implement literacy strategies in courses with rich mathematics content. Each day is devoted to answering questions regarding literacy instruction in the mathematics classroom, and participants will take away numerous literacy strategies to be readily implemented.

Day 1 -

What defines mathematical comprehension?
How can we visualize math vocabulary?
What are the right questions?
What other literacy strategies can we use?

Day 2 -

What is problem-based learning?
How can we bridge the gap between problem-based learning and state assessment items?
How can students write with video in math class?
Seminar Date10/10/2018
Opening Time8:30 am
Closing Time2:30 pm
Last Day To Register10/09/2018
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Seminar AudienceMathematics Teachers
Special Education Teachers
Seminar PrerequisitesNot set
Seminar ObjectivesDefine mathematical comprehension
Explore effective literacy strategies for teaching mathematical comprehension
Assessment of LearningParticipants' learning will be assessed through discussions, self-assessments, and the completion of a small presentation demonstrating which strategies were used and their effects.
Seminar TopicsMathematics Instruction
Literacy Instruction
Problem-Based Learning
Writing with Video
Seminar Broadcast NotesThis workshop is a 2-day series. Please note that once registered you will be registered for both days.

Day 1: October 10, 2018 at Learning Resources
Day 2: January 8, 2019 at Southern Tier West
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SiteCA BOCES - Learning Resources
LocationTraining Room
Site TypeRegional
Day Number1 of 2
Duration6 Hours
Seminar StatusHeld
WorkshopMathematics Instruction as Language Instruction
Day Number1
Total Workshop Days2
Starting Registration8:00 am
Credit Hours6.00 Per Day
CTLE EligibleYes
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Provider529 - Professional Development
Category529 - Professional Development
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Evaluation SummaryComments: -Participants appreciated readily available and easily managed strategies Still need: -Support applying strategies to problem solving (Day 2 of the series) Action plan: -Use one new strategy 3 times prior to Day 2 of the series on January 8, 2019
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Cancelled DateNot set
Seminar Id2363

CTLE Activities

  • Content
  • Pedagogy


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Learning Standards

  • 3 Instructional Practice
  • 5 Assessment for Learning