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Exploring the latest in free technology to facilitate communication and creative expression between students, teachers, administration, and parents.
We will explore the development of number sense in young children—specifically the meaning of a number (including counting, writing, and naming numbers), as well as how numbers compare and how values are related. Leave with multiple strategies to use as classroom routines or within lessons.
A sense of rhythm is a component of phonological processing and an important building block of language acquisition and subsequent literacy development. We will discuss the research describing rhythm and its impact on early literacy learning.
Create a structure that facilitates frequent, purposeful academic discourse between students, promoting the oral language base necessary for reading comprehension and coherent writing. Learn how Permanent Partners provide English Learners opportunities for speaking practice, offsetting the negative impact of limited oral language usage in an era of increasing technology-based instruction.
Learn strategies that focus on devoting approximately 10 minutes a day to building fluent retrieval of basic facts at elementary, middle, and high school. Identification of "basic" facts will also be explored for grades 5–8.
The CCSS identify learning behaviors and qualities that authors hope to encourage, such as perseverance in solving problems. These habits are critical for all students, across tiers and populations. This session discusses the importance of building collective practice in order to teach the Capacities of Literate Individuals and Math Practices standard across all tiers of service.
When change comes to the largest school district in the state, communication is a critical task. Hear from Anchorage School District on keeping parents, teachers, principals, and district-level educators informed, monitoring classrooms, and providing targeted support for the teachers and schools who need it most.
How can we prompt students to be better problem solvers when reading and better readers when solving math problems? We will explore what we know about instruction that develops critical thinking and problem-solving skills for both content areas and look at strategies that help students strengthen their understanding through writing.
Part II explores proven writing strategies that develop stronger mathematical reasoning and problem-solving skills.
In Part I of this series, we looked at the research and commonalities between literacy and math—how educators can prompt students to be better problem solvers when reading and better readers when solving math problems.