Donna Balter-Meislin, Hunter College Room Level K-5
Make and Take: Teaching on a Zero Budget
Creating foldables that will enrich and enhance your math instruction while helping your students become active learners.
Paul Cinco and Gene Eyshinskiy Level 9 – College
NYU, Hunter, Touro, Flushing HS
Making Indelible Images Using the Geometer’s Sketchpad
Hands-on computer lab showing applications of the Geometer’s Sketchpad across the curriculum from fractions to calculus. No experience needed in Sketchpad to participate.
Heidi Bromley Working with the Common Core Learning Standards – An Intermediate Perspective
Come examine the Common Core Learning Standards, compare them to the 2005 NYS Performance Indicators, and dig beyond to understand what t all means.
Miguelina Ortiz, Baldwin Schools Level 1 - 6
How “S.M.A.R.T” Are You?
Stimulating, Motivating, Authentic, Reflective Teaching Strategies to Enhance Math Instruction How “S.M.A.R.T” Are You? makes math fun to teach and fun to learn. During this session participants will take part in activities that will provide students with repeated experience with and practice of the concepts being learned, while developing the CCSS for Mathematical Practice.
William Farber, Mercy College Level 6 – 8
Using Mathematical Riddles to Build Conceptual Understanding in Mathematics through Cooperative Learning, Language Acquisition, and Differentiated Instruction This workshop activity focuses on written and verbal communication as well as group interaction in a non-threatening mathematical environment. The outcomes of this activity is synchronous to the vision and intent of the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics involving application problems that encourage critical thinking and reasoning along with basic mathematical definitions, skills development and practice.
Robert Gerver, North Shore Schools Level 9 – 12 Room E1220
Banking, income taxes, insurance, mortgages, credit cards, stocks, etc., are integrated into an algebra-based program perfect for all students as a third or fourth year of mathematics. All attendees will receive a free Financial Algebra textbook.
Carole Mulligan, New York University Level PreK-2 Room E920
"Exploring Spatial Relationships Through Quilting" Students at this level interact with shapes primarily on the basis of what they "look like." Teachers will encounter activities that they can use in their classrooms that will support students as they learn to recognize, sort, compare, name, flip, slide and turn two-dimensional shapes while constructing quilting blocks.
Association of Teachers of Mathematics of New York City