August 4-6, 2021 (In Person and Virtual)
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|DETAILS:||Looking for ways to bring mathematics to life for your students? Math modeling, one of the Standards for Mathematical Practice, bridges classroom learning and everyday life. Math modeling involves using grade-level concepts like statistics, functions, and geometry to make real-world choices and predictions such as purchasing airline tickets, predicting energy costs, analyzing the stopping distance of a car, and more. In this pathway, educators will explore strategies for empowering students in authentic problem-solving within their existing curriculum.
This series will begin with an engaging summer institute. Educators will dive into the learning and experience the research-based process for mathematical modeling. As the school year begins, educators will continue to explore these topics while applying new understandings to their classrooms and reflecting on successes and challenges with their cohort.
Plus three 90-minute coaching sessions via Zoom in September and October.
|CONTACT HOURS:||32 (18.5 Synchronous hours, 13.5 Hours of ongoing study, acting, and reflecting)|
|COST:||$1,000 to attend
$1,450 for graduate credit (through Thomas College)Looking for support to attend one of our workshops? Please see our scholarship opportunities.
|CONTACT:||For more information about this opportunity, please contact Hannah Lakin.|