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Monday, October 14


MTSS While Using Counting Collections
This session will dig into the routines and activities used with daily counting collections to allow for effective MTSS grouping. Our counting collections routine is incredibly aligned with Common Core and provides a successful spiral review of most number sense skills. This session will also share ideas as to how MTSS is working for us and our students.


Christine Bartels

First Grade Teacher, Southeast Polk

Cassandra Farley

First Grade Teacher

Monday October 14, 2019 8:15am - 9:00am


Big Numbers For The Little Ones
Math Problem Solving in Kindergarten- Peek into a Angie’s classroom where students are developing math and problem-solving skills through story problems, thinking charts, counting collections, large-group games, and small-group activities. Gain ideas for how to choose problems for your classroom that help your students grow, record their strategies for solving problems, and share their thinking with others. Come away with real classroom tools that will enrich any math program.

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Angie Bonthuis

Gilbert Community School District
This is my 20th year teaching kindergarten at Gilbert Elementary. I became National Board Certified in 2000, and have been sharing about my love for all things kindergarten on my website and at kindergarten conferences around the country.

Monday October 14, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm