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Creating a "Live" Math Classroom for Grades 3-8

posted Sep 28, 2017, 7:29 AM by Catherine KAZMIRSKI
This weekend ISD will be hosting an AISA (Association of International Schools in Africa) Institute in Creative Mathematics, presented by internationally known Master educator, author and math specialist, Marcy Cook.

Teachers attending this 2 day workshop will focus on how to create an enticing mathematical environment for elementary and middle school students which will actively engages them in mathematical thinking.

Marcy will cover topics on creating an exciting math environment, communicating math, algebraic thinking, reasoning, using manipulatives, problem solving, differentiating, mental math, cooperative math experiences and challenging students to THINK.

Participants will be actively involved in numerous “hands on/minds on” activities. Emphasis will be on creating a LIVE math classroom where all students are engaged.

ES and MS teachers from ISD will be attending along with teachers from other International schools in Africa.