Catalyzing Change: A Catalyst for Equitable Mathematics Instruction
11/5/2020 9:00 – 10:00 AM

In this session, participants will consider how NCTM’s Catalyzing Change for High School Mathematics can help schools reframe their courses and strive for more meaningful and equitable teaching and learning.

PRESENTER: MARK RUSSO

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

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

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

Improve Student Achievement in Mathematics with Engaging, Hands-On Virtual Labs
11/6/2020 2:30 – 3:30 PM

NJCTLs Progressive Mathematics Initiative® (PMI®) integrates hands-on virtual labs in grades 6-12 mathematics to help students understand content through discovery. They will have fun along the way! Visit njctl.org.

PRESENTER: MARIA SURACE, AUDRA CRIST

Incorporating SAT Mathematics Into Your High School Mathematics Classes
11/5/2020 1:00 – 2:00 PM

An overview of the SAT mathematics sections will be presented, along with alignment to the NJSLS and recommendations for incorporating released SAT questions into the high school mathematics curriculum.

PRESENTER: JOHN A. KERRIGAN

Making Math Real (CANCELLED)
11/5/2020 2:30 – 3:30 PM

Strategies to help make mathematics in grades 3-8 less abstract and more relatable to students.

PRESENTER: MICHAEL A. BRAVERMAN

Math in Motion: Hands-On With Data
11/5/2020 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Data is real, tangible and perfect for deep hands-on math explorations. Students explore their surroundings, reinforce conceptual topics and put mathematics to use. Grades 2 to 12.

PRESENTER: MEREDITH J. VALENTINE,MANAN SHAH

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

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

Reinventing and Reimagining the High School Mathematics Classroom
11/6/2020 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Today, it seems as if nearly everyone agrees that mathematics needs to change. This session will explore steps that we can take to rethink and reevaluate how we teach mathematics.

PRESENTER: ERIC MILOU

Rocket to Mars: Launch into Math Fluency
11/5/2020 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Help your students build cardinality skills and fluency as they “fly” from Earth to Mars. Discover a research-based approach to keep students engaged while building key math skills.

PRESENTER: SHAYNA J. SACKETT

Scruffy’s Snack Shack: Digging into Place Value and Regrouping
11/5/2020 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Meet Scruffy, a mischievous dog who can help teach students about place value, addition, and subtraction. Learn a multi-tiered game that uses manipulatives to explore how regrouping really works.

PRESENTER: LAURA OVERDECK

Using Educational Math Games and Activities in the classroom.
11/6/2020 1:00 – 2:00 PM

Teachers will learn how to use educational math games that their students will enjoy playing while learning required content.

PRESENTER: EMILY J. CAJIGAS