Math Inquiry: Learn by Doing

Math Inquiry: Learn by Doing

One-Day Workshop | Cost: $2600*

Help bring the power of inquiry learning into math instruction!  In this one-day professional development workshop, teachers will have an opportunity to see the world through their students’ eyes by learning brand new math content.  As they move from concrete, hands-on experiences to abstract understanding, teachers will gain a deeper appreciation for how powerful mathematics instruction can be when it’s fueled by curiosity and deep conceptual understanding.  Participants will also explore how to create a rich learning environment, how inquiry math integrates with the Common Core State Standards, and how to implement specific strategies to become the world’s most incredible math teachers!

Learning Objectives:

    • Experience an investigation to help you remember what it’s like to learn a new mathematics concept.
    • Walk through the Concrete, Pictorial, Abstract progression to gain an appreciation for how powerful conceptual understanding can be.
    • Learn how to build your math instruction in a way that capitalizes on student curiosity.
    • Explore how inquiry math integrates with the key shifts and mathematical practices of the Common Core State Standards.
    • Come away with specific strategies and resources to help you improve your math pedagogy.