Grades 3-4

Garden State Game: Uncover the Math in Our Home State
11/5/2020 1:00 – 2:00 PM

Add a taste of Jersey to math class! Research shows students learn more when classwork relates to real life. Use powers of 10, rounding, and subtraction to uncover NJ trivia.

PRESENTER: DIANA PECINA

Grades 3-5

Pirate Treasure Hunt: Fractions, Decimals, Coordinates – Ahoy!
11/5/2020 2:30 – 3:30 PM

Math anxiety can make it harder for kids to master key concepts. Learn a hands-on game that invites students to work with fractions, decimals, and coordinates in a low-stress way.

PRESENTER: SHAYNA J. SACKETT

Grades 4-5

Divide and Conquer!
11/6/2020 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Building connections between spatial and numerical concepts is key to understanding algorithms rather than just memorizing them. Help students visualize long division by using colorful grids to de-mystify the process.

PRESENTER: SHAYNA J. SACKETT

Grades 4-5

Face-Off: A Playful Approach to Fractions and Decimals
11/6/2020 1:00 – 2:00 PM

Many students experience anxiety when working with fractions and struggle to develop true fluency. Discover a hands-on game that makes fractions and decimals come to life!

PRESENTER: DIANA PECINA

Prime Time: Mastering Prime Factors
11/6/2020 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Explore the research on building math fluency. Then learn a game that tackles prime numbers in a colorful way, reinforcing understanding of multiples to lay groundwork for long division.

PRESENTER: LAURA OVERDECK