09/10/19 – Hammer Mathematics PD

May 8, 2019 WKEC

Hammer’s Professional Development is a fun and engaging learning experience for educators.  Teachers learn how to effectively teach fractions, measurement and scaling “Hammer-style,” while experiencing the curriculum through the eyes of the student.

This is a FREE session. Math Educators, Instructional Supervisors, Principals and District Instructional Leaders are invited.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 8:30am-3:30pm

WKEC Conference Center, 438 Outlet Avenue, Eddyville, KY  42038


8:30 a.m.   Fractions/The Big Inch (Lessons 1-10) – A brief overview on how to navigate the online curriculum, how the curriculum is designed, how to use The Big Inch to solve fractions problems, and how to use The Big Inch App.

11:30 am – 12:15 pm  LUNCH (on your own) 

12:15 pm – 2:00 pm  Measurement (Lessons 11-14) – Teachers learn how to solve area and perimeter “Hammer-style.”

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm  Architectural Design (House Layout/Scaling) – Teachers go outside and stake out the perimeter of a house then draw it to 1/4″ scale.