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2018 Summer Institute: Making Learning Endure: Creating Connections 2018-04-11T20:11:29+00:00

The Metro Chicago Mathematics Initiative will be offering a 2018 Mathematics Summer Institute for teachers and administrators.

WHO should attend: Teachers of mathematics and administrators in grades K–12.

Teachers will work in grade-band groups on core issues of mathematics teaching and learning.

Teachers can also select breakout sessions based on their interests, contexts, and prior experience. Teachers either new to or experienced with our work are encouraged to attend.

Administrators may attend special workshops immediately following the featured speaker addresses. Administrators interested in working with teacher groups are also welcome to do so.

WHEN/WHERE: The three-day institute, with daily featured speakers, will run July 31–August 2 at Alan B. Shepard High School in Palos Heights.

Tuesday, July 31
Featured Speaker: Robert Berry, III, President-Elect of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Wednesday, August 1
Featured Speaker: Eli Luberoff, Founder and CEO of Desmos

Thursday, August 2
Featured Speaker: Christopher Danielson, Teaching Faculty, Desmos and Author

 

MORE INFORMATION: For more detailed information, please contact Jean Sutow-Goldrich at sutow@uic.edu or visit our website at www.mcmi.uic.edu. Registration will be available in April.

2018 Summer Institute: Making Learning Endure: Creating Connections 2018-04-11T20:04:20+00:00

The Metro Chicago Mathematics Initiative will be offering a 2018 Mathematics Summer Institute for teachers and administrators.

WHO should attend: Teachers of mathematics and administrators in grades K–12.

Teachers will work in grade-band groups on core issues of mathematics teaching and learning.

Teachers can also select breakout sessions based on their interests, contexts, and prior experience. Teachers either new to or experienced with our work are encouraged to attend.

Administrators may attend special workshops immediately following the featured speaker addresses. Administrators interested in working with teacher groups are also welcome to do so.

WHEN/WHERE: The three-day institute, with daily featured speakers, will run July 31–August 2 at Alan B. Shepard High School in Palos Heights.

Tuesday, July 31
Featured Speaker: Robert Berry, III, President-Elect of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Wednesday, August 1
Featured Speaker: Eli Luberoff, Founder and CEO of Desmos

Thursday, August 2
Featured Speaker: Christopher Danielson, Teaching Faculty, Desmos and Author

 

MORE INFORMATION: For more detailed information, please contact Jean Sutow-Goldrich at sutow@uic.edu or visit our website at www.mcmi.uic.edu. Registration will be available in April.

Frogs and Toads: An introduction to math circle style problem solving 2018-04-09T16:43:32+00:00
In this session, participants will work together on some open-ended problem-solving tasks. They will then discuss problem-solving and its place in the mathematics curriculum, and some of the challenges that it brings to teaching.
Bio: Peter Tingley has been a professor at Loyola University Chicago since 2012, where he teaches a wide range of math classes. He has been involved with math circles for teachers and secondary school students since around 2006 and is a founding organizer of the Chicago Math Teachers’ circle. Most of all, he loves to solve problems!
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District Leadership Council Meeting 2018-04-09T16:39:56+00:00

The District Leadership Council meeting will follow the Hot Topics session scheduled from 8:30–10:00 AM.

District Leadership Council Meeting 2018-04-09T16:39:22+00:00

The District Leadership Council meeting will follow the Hot Topics session scheduled from 8:30–10:00 AM.

Differentiation in the Mathematics Classroom 2018-04-09T16:37:02+00:00
Differentiation in the Mathematics Classroom 2018-04-09T16:36:18+00:00
ICTM March Webinar: Bringing Closure to Lessons with Productive Summaries 2018-02-22T14:02:21+00:00

Date: Wednesday, March 21., 3:30 – 4:30 CST
Register: Click Here to Register Now
Description: How can we best support students as they make sense of big mathematical ideas over time? This webinar will explore how teachers can empower students to share, clarify, and synthesize their thinking during their lesson summaries to help keep the momentum of students’ discoveries beyond single class periods to build lasting understanding.
Speaker: Anne Agostinelli serves as an instructional coach and professional development leader for numerous schools with the Metro Chicago MathematicsInitiative. She taught middle school mathematics in Chicago Public Schools for ten years, where she also served as a teacher leader at the school, network, and district levels, and was a math team coach for students. She was a Yale National Initiative fellow
in 2012 and 2014, and is a founding member of the Chicago Math Teachers’ Circle with Loyola University. She is passionate about supporting equity and access for both students and teachers, and loves math talks.

Administrator Institute Course 4: Reflecting, setting goals, and making plans for mathematics improvement 2018-04-11T19:36:09+00:00

This session will provide the opportunity for administrators to reflect on the successes and challenges during the year, to consider their progress in their districts and schools, and to share their learning with colleagues from other districts. We will examine vignettes from districts to highlight the dilemmas that surface and ways that they are being addressed.

Breakfast will be provided.

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Administrator Institute Course 4: Reflecting, setting goals, and making plans for mathematics improvement 2018-04-11T19:36:36+00:00

This session will provide the opportunity for administrators to reflect on the successes and challenges during the year, to consider their progress in their districts and schools, and to share their learning with colleagues from other districts. We will examine vignettes from districts to highlight the dilemmas that surface and ways that they are being addressed.

Breakfast will be provided.

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