2 Day Seminars
There are many technology tools available for teaching in general and teaching mathematics specifically. This course will explore different tools, sites and activities, looking at them through the lens of developing solid mathematical understanding, skill development and student experience. We will spend the majority of our time playing with different tools and reflecting deeply on how we choose the right tool for the desired outcome. Tools will range from classroom games, individual practice and conceptual math development to tools that will provide the opportunity for student to curate their own work.
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
This course is appropriate for educators at the late middle school and high school levels.
Please bring a device to this session.
GRADUATE CREDIT OPTION
Participants may elect to add 1 graduate credit to this course.
1 optional graduate credit
|July 15-16, 2019
8:30am - 3:00pm
Over 98% of educators felt that their Outreach Summer Institute seminar provided them with strategies and tools that will help their students.
Jennifer was the mathematics department head at Landmark High School for many years and has been associated with Landmark for the last 25 years. She holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from William and Mary, a master’s degree in special education from Simmons College and a Ph.D. in education from Tufts University. Her doctoral dissertation focused on the creation of a function-centered Algebra 1 curriculum with research conducted with students at Landmark. Jennifer is currently working at Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District as the 6-12 mathematics curriculum coordinator.