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Upper Elementary [clear filter]
Monday, October 14
 

8:15am

Creating Digital Breakouts with Google
Grab your device and join in the fun of creating digital breakouts! Digital breakouts are an engaging way to get students practicing concepts while collaborating with classmates. We will explore how Sites, Forms, Sheets, Docs and more in the G Suite can simplify this process.

Speakers
avatar for Caitlin Sulentic

Caitlin Sulentic

MS Math Teacher, Dallas Center-Grimes Middle School
Hi! My name is Caitlin Sulentic, and this is my tenth year teaching middle school math. I currently teach 7th grade math and one section of Algebra 1. I'm excited to be presenting about creating digital breakouts using Google. A few things I'm trying to learn more about right... Read More →


Monday October 14, 2019 8:15am - 9:00am
2312

8:15am

Building Rational Number Sense through "The Grapes of Math" and More!
During this session, participants will be engaged in open-ended problem-solving tasks which develop rational number sense. Participants will learn how to translate story-book pictures as well as pictures of the world around them into meaningful mathematical tasks that involve fractions, operations with fractions, ratios and proportions, which are appropriate for students in grades 4th - 7th. Participants will leave with a variety of activities that can be implemented immediately.

Speakers
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Rebecca Robichaux-Davis

Mississippi State University


Monday October 14, 2019 8:15am - 9:45am
1317

9:15am

The Quantile Framework for Math=Equity in Math
Differentiating math is essential to helping prepare all students for college and career goals. By using a common scale to measure both student readiness and content materials, differentiation and equity can be achieved. Come explore free resources that are aligned to your Iowa Math Standards.

Speakers
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Jane Scott

MetaMetrics


Monday October 14, 2019 9:15am - 10:00am
1349

11:00am

Purposeful Tasks to Promote Student Engagement with Conjectures in 3 - 5 Classrooms
This session will help you learn how to support your students by creating opportunities that allow for them to observe, draw conclusions and generate conjectures. This will help deepen their understanding of mathematical properties, relationships and computational strategies as well as engaging in the use of looking for and making sense of structure.


Monday October 14, 2019 11:00am - 11:45am
1345

11:00am

What Are Prime Numbers? How Can They Help Students with Fractions?
Part 1: Numbers falling between times table products are helpful because they do not have multiple factors. Come see how 4th-6th graders strengthen understanding and reasoning power regarding primes, factors, multiples, and fractions. [Part 2 extends to GCF, LCM, repeating/terminating decimals.]

Speakers
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Teresa Finken

ICTM Executive Board


Monday October 14, 2019 11:00am - 11:45am
1314

12:30pm

Incorporating Rich Mathematical Tasks in the Classroom
The session will describe how a 4th grade team worked and developed a particular rich mathematical task for use in their classrooms.

Speakers

Monday October 14, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm
1317

12:30pm

How Can Prime Numbers Help us Learn Fractions, GCF, LCM?
Practical hands-on lessons using prime numbers and factorization to simplify fractions, find terminating/repeating decimals, GCF, LCM, and develop multiplicative thinking.

Speakers
TF

Teresa Finken

ICTM Executive Board


Monday October 14, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm
1339

12:30pm

Effective Co-Teaching Strategies in the Math Classroom
This session will be an introduction on how to effectively coteach in a diverse academic environment. Various co-teaching strategies will be shared and modeled along with strategies and resources to help you on your coteaching journey!

Here is a link to our presentation : 
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1MZKeL0N1wm9GVmOulZ2DENbM9zIAx8Z_ekyGPiZzyCM/edit?usp=sharing

Speakers
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Laura Scott

7th Grade Math and Science, Dallas Center Grimes Middle School



Monday October 14, 2019 12:30pm - 1:15pm
1349

12:30pm

Taking Action to Impact Student Learning
This session will focus on teaching fractions. It will engage participants in analyzing the role of students in a teacher-centered and student-centered classroom. Participants will also learn how implementation of the 8 Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices impacted student achievement at one grade level.

Speakers
avatar for Deb Little

Deb Little

Fourth Grade Teacher, Denver Elementary School


Monday October 14, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
2312

1:30pm

Strategies to Teach Fractions for Understanding
Teachers will learn strategies to teach fractions so that students gain a deep understanding of fractions in the elementary grades. We will talk about how some of the same rules that we use with whole numbers also apply to fractions. Join us as we take a conceptual look at fractions and see how the conceptual links to the procedures that we all learned.

Speakers
avatar for Lori Mueller

Lori Mueller

Math Consultant, Great Prairie Area Education Agency
Search on Facebook for Iowa Council of Teachers of Mathematics



Monday October 14, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
1333

2:30pm

Making Math Discourse Work
Are you frustrated with the lack of quality conversations when you give students a chance to engage with a math task? Are you looking for some tangible ways you can get kids more engaged in mathematical discourse? Then this session is for you. I'll give you a chance to play the role of student and share my successes and failures in supporting mathematical discourse with students. I'll share some specific strategies and tools as well as some key resources that have helped me along my journey to facilitating better conversations in math class.

Speakers
avatar for Isaac Rodenberg

Isaac Rodenberg

Instructional Coach, Johnston High School



Monday October 14, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm
1339

2:30pm

Making Secondary Math Accessible for All
We are a 8-9 math team that works to make secondary math content, as well as number sense and proportional thinking, accessible to all learners through hands-on materials and movement. We have used these strategies in Algebra 1 courses in the past to overcome significant math deficits and allow students to learn at the same pace as their peers.

Speakers
MB

Melinda Bryan

Curriculum Facilitator, Dallas Center-Grimes


Monday October 14, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm
2341