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A Problem Solving Approach to Teaching Middle School Mathematics with Dr. Yeap Ban Har
Problem-solving plays a critical role in the education of all K-12 mathematics students. However, knowing how to incorporate problem-solving into a curriculum and daily instruction remains challenging for many teachers. Participants in this 1-day workshop will learn to make problem-solving and critical thinking part of their everyday teaching through the use of problem-based anchor tasks and meaningful discourse. They will learn to differentiate problems and tasks to meet the needs of their increasingly diverse classrooms. Mathematical content will be based on the 6-8 Common Core State Standards and will include fractions, integers, algebra, and geometry.
ABOUT DR. YEAP BAN HAR
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8:00 – 8:30 am Breakfast and Registration
Arrive early for breakfast and networking with friends and colleagues
8:30 – 12:00 – Instruction
12:00 – 1:00 pm – Lunch
Lunch is provided for all!
1:00 – 3:00 –Instruction
3:00 – 3:30 pm – Open Questions and Pictures
Leave at 3:00 pm if you like or spend some more time with us talking about math with your instructor