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One of the Mathematics Teaching Practices from NCTM’s “Principles to Actions” is to implement tasks that promote reasoning and problem-solving. Effective teaching of mathematics facilitates discourse among learners to build shared understanding of mathematical ideas by analyzing and comparing approaches and arguments.
In this workshop, we will discuss how one might implement and facilitate tasks that promote productive discussions to strengthen the teaching and learning of mathematics. We will explore types of tasks that encourage mathematical flexibility to show what students know in more than one way.
Questions we will consider include:
By the end of the workshop, participants should be comfortable:
$200 — Workshop registration without TI technology package
$250 — Workshop registration plus one of the following TI technology packages:
Team discount: Register four educators for this workshop, and the fifth attends free.
This workshop may be combined with workshops at the same location for an additional registration fee of $100 per day: