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Designed for middle grades mathematics educators, this workshop focuses on strategies for engaging students in new ways of visualizing and thinking about ratios and proportional relationships. By the end of the workshop, participants should be able to say:
This in-person workshop is available in one- and two-day options to accommodate educator-specific needs. The two-day workshop offers a more extensive exploration of topics. A virtual workshop is also available in multiple two- or three-hour sessions.
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Educators will explore a sequential, coordinated series of interactive TI-Nspire™ lessons that support a learning progression for ratios and proportional relationships. This workshop focuses on strategies for engaging students in new ways of thinking about ratios and proportional relationships within and across Grades 6, 7 and 8.
Building a Table of Ratios
Ratios and Rational Numbers
Ratios Within & Between Scaled Shapes
Connecting Ratios to Equations
Task analysis and vertical alignment
Norms in classroom culture
Formative assessment strategies
The costs of On-Site Workshops are: