07/22&23/2020 – 2-Day GEAR UP Math Summer Professional Development

GEAR UP 2-Day Summer Math PD

July 22 & 23, 2020

8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

WKEC Conference Center – 435 Outlet Avenue, Eddyville, KY 42038

No Cost.

For GEAR UP participating districts only (Ballard, Caldwell, Carlisle, Crittenden, Fulton Co., Fulton Ind., Hickman, Mayfield, McLean, Paducah)

The 2- Day GEAR UP Math Summer professional development opportunity will be led by GEAR UP STEM Consultants, Stephanie Overby and Greg Gierhart.

Day 1 – Topics to be discussed:

  • Powerful Math Tasks
  • The Math Teaching Practices – Standards of Math Practices
  • Vocabulary-Reading-Writing in the Math Classroom
  • What To Do When Explicit Instruction Doesn’t Work

Day 2 – Topics to be discussed:

  • Making Sure Units Align With The New KAS
  • Incorporating Vocabulary Strategies
  • Pre-Writing Questions to Promote Mathematical Discourse
  • Embedding Rich Math Tasks Into The Unit