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Monday, October 14
 

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.

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Rebecca Robichaux-Davis

Mississippi State University


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

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.

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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
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Teresa Finken

ICTM Executive Board


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

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
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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 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
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Melinda Bryan

Curriculum Facilitator, Dallas Center-Grimes


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