Would you like to make your middle or secondary math class more engaging? Using journal writing, portfolios, step-by-step "thought bubbles" for problem solving, and new assessment tools, you can interweave self-confidence and curiosity into your lessons and enhance your students’ math literacy skills.
You will leave this engaging and interactive workshop with new skills and ready-to-use activities that will help you enhance students’ ability to put math knowledge and skills to functional use in their own lives. When students can communicate their mathematical thoughts on paper through words, it's amazing what they can achieve!
Upon completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:
Implement more literacy practices in their math classroom
Assess those communication tasks in various ways
Gain an appreciation for students writing in math class to show what they know!