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Deanne Holste
Program Coordinator, STEM
University of Illinois Extension
Enterprise Center
2205 Enterprise Drive, Suite 501
Westchester, IL 60154
Phone: 708-679-6889
FAX: 708-492-1805
deholste@illinois.edu

Karen Meyer
Extension Educator, S.T.E.M.
University of Illinois Extension
Enterprise Center
2205 Enterprise Drive, Suite 501
Westchester, IL 60154
Phone: 708-449-4320
FAX: 708-492-1805
meyerk@illinois.edu

Math Outside the Book

Math Outside the Book

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In these math workshops teachers will experience classroom-ready activities which they will be able to use with their students immediately.

Each workshop will be geared to a particular grade band and provide an extensive collection of materials and ideas that are ready to use!

Teachers will receive 4 ISBE professional development hours.  Saturday sessions will run from 8:30-12:30 while the Monday sessions will be from 4:30-6:30. Total cost for the workshop is $15.

Sessions are being offered at the Extension Office, 2205 Enterprise Drive in Westchester.

Topics include:

  • High impact, low cost, low prep activities to engage your students in fun ways to practice and review math concepts
  • Effective ways to use manipulatives to broaden students’ understanding
  • Experiencing and sharing strategies to differentiate activities for all learners
  • Hands on ideas to reinforce your curriculum – no matter what series you use
  • Playing games that you can use with your whole class, set up in math centers, use as part of family math nights, or include in math back packs
  • Gaining a deeper understanding of the 8 Math Practice Standards
  • Learning some new and fresh ideas as well as some “oldies but goodies”
  • Collaborating with other teachers to sharpen your math teaching skills

The dates are:

Saturday September 23

 

Pre K-K

 

8:30 - 12:30

Saturday October 28

1st - 2nd

8:30 - 12:30

Mondays November 6 and 13

3rd - 5th

4:30 - 6:30