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November 8 - 10, 2012

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Attend Our Sessions:

Stories From My Classroom: Using Powerful Problems to Build Mathematical Reasoning

Bushra Makiya and Suzanne Alejandre
Thursday, November 8, 2012
1:30 - 2:30
Session 33
Description: How can we take advantage of the Common Core SMPs to help students build, develop, and explain their reasoning strategies? Sample problems will be shared.

Unsilence Students' Voices

Suzanne Alejandre and Bushra Makiya
Thursday, November 8, 2012
3:00 - 4:00
Session 42
Description: Every classroom has silenced voices. Why? The speaker will share strategies that increase Practices #1 and #3 focused on students' accountable math talk. Handouts provided.

Discover Mathlanding: Resources and Tools for Elementary-School Specialists and Teachers

Suzanne Alejandre
Friday, November 10, 2012
2:00 - 3:15
Session 144
Description: Elementary school math leaders and teachers will learn about a new project called Mathlanding that focuses on improving the knowledge and instruction of elementary-level math. Developed as a resource to support professional development, Mathlanding harnesses the best of the Web for use as an effective, technology-driven tool.

What Does the Math Forum Community Offer You and Your Students?

Suzanne Alejandre
Saturday, November 10, 2012
9:15 - 10:15
Session 186
Description: Learn about Ask Dr. Math®, Teacher2Teacher (T2T®), Math Tools, Technology Problems of the Week (tPoWs), Financial Education PoWs, Math Forum Blogs, current and upcoming (free) opportunities.

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