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Saturday, March 2 • 11:15am - 12:30pm
Strategically Design Your Middle School Mathematics Achievement Plan

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The focus of this work session with administrators, teachers, and mathematicians is how to successfully design a middle school mathematics achievement plan for the success of every student. Teaching Mathematics is complex. Teaching students to think like mathematicians is even more complex. But, success for every student requires the school and district to strategically establish a mathematics mindset and a learning environment optimal for the advanced math student, the struggling math student, and the math student with special needs.

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James DiDonato

Educator, Mount Holly Township Public Schools
My experience timeline is special education teacher, instructional coach, mathematics supervisor, curriculum and instruction director, and superintendent (all in the Mount Holly Township School District, NJ). In my 5th year as superintendent, I have noticed continuous change in teaching... Read More →
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Susan Lynch

6th Grade Math Teacher, Mount Holly Township Public Schools
With nearly twenty five years of middle school math teaching experience, I have seen first-hand how learning styles have changed. Small group instruction, targeted learning centers, and a positive growth-mindset philosophy are all integral parts to a successful mathematics classr... Read More →

Saturday March 2, 2019 11:15am - 12:30pm MST
  Sessions: Mathematical Mindset & Deeper Learning
  • MATH STANDARDS & PRACTICES The focus is strategic planning and systems thinking and incorporating math practice standards into the mathematics achievement plan.
  • WHAT WILL ATTENDEES GAIN? Critically designing the optimal learning environment for your classroom/school Strategically establishing a mathematics achievement plan that focuses on every student.
  • BEYOND "STAND & DELIVER" Whether this session is 45 minutes or 75 minutes, the presentation is 80% learner-centered.