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Friday, March 1 • 9:40am - 10:25am
More Thinking Does Not Equal More Work

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Our session will be defining the concept of rigor and how it affects the mathematics classroom. We will explore the three components of rigor; conceptual understanding, procedural fluency and application. Attendees will be given information to categorize their respecting grade level standards. They will sort and discuss mathematical standards to determine if the goal of the standard is conceptual, procedural fluency or application.
Within provided standards attendees will investigate rigor in terms of tasks. In groups, attendees will modify tasks to increase and decrease the difficulty and complexity to meet the needs of their students.

Speakers
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Christine Nordman

Math Coach, Casa Grande Elementary School District
I am a mathematics and science coach in the Casa Grande Elementary School District. I have previously taught 7th grade mathematics and have now taken over the coaching position. I have been involved in a mathematics cohort in the district aimed at shifting the mindset of instruction... Read More →
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Whitney Spawn

Teacher, Casa Grande Elementary School District
I currently teach 7th grade mathematics and serve as my school's Mathematics Instructional Coach.  I have been involved in a district cohort for the past five years that works to improve the mathematical mindsets of teachers and students.  


Friday March 1, 2019 9:40am - 10:25am
Coronado
  • MATH STANDARDS & PRACTICES We will use our knowledge of rigor in order to explore the intent of the Common Core State Standards.
  • WHAT WILL ATTENDEES GAIN? Attendees will practice sorting Common Core State Standards by conceptual understanding, procedural fluency, and application.
  • BEYOND "STAND & DELIVER" The attendees will gain hands-on experience by sorting standards by the aspects of rigor.
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