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Event: Think Math! and CME Professional Development Workshops


Start:
Aug 4, 2008
End:
Aug 8, 2008

Location:
Boston, MA


Description:
Authors of the newest NSF-funded mathematics curriculum programs Think Math!, a comprehensive K-5 mathematics curriculum, and CME Project, a four-year high school mathematics curriculum, are offering content-based professional development workshops August 4-8 in Boston. Teachers can learn about these curriculum programs while engaging in new techniques to developing students' mathematical thinking.

Developing Mathematical Habits of Mind--CME Project Workshops

Participants will engage in an approach to mathematics that centers on developing the Habits of Mind that underlie high school mathematics and learn effective techniques to help students think like mathematicians while developing the skills, topics, and techniques of mathematics. Workshops use approaches and content in CME Project, a new four-year, NSF-funded high school curriculum organized around the familiar courses of Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, and Precalculus. Workshops are facilitated by CME Project developers and experienced teachers and are ideal for secondary teachers, coaches, curriculum coordinators, and administrators. Learn more at http://www.edc.org/cmeproject

Building Number and Algebra the Think Math! Way Workshops

These workshops will present effective approaches to elementary mathematics content areas across grades. Participants will explore how to build skill and understanding in addition/subtraction, multiplication/division, fractions/decimals, and algebraic thinking/language. Workshops use materials from Think Math, a new NSF-funded, comprehensive K-5 mathematics curriculum program and are facilitated by Think Math! developers and experienced teachers. Elementary and generalist teachers, coaches, specialists, and administrators with an interest in content-focused professional development in elementary mathematics are invited to learn more at http://www.edc.org/thinkmath

For more information, contact Melody Hachey at EDC's Center for Mathematics Education: mhachey@edc.org or 617-618-2801.


Created on:
Jun 5, 2008

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