Making Math Meaningful with Good Books – Session Three of the I <3 Foundational Mathematics Series
Date: Saturday, March 3, 2018
Course #: w956
Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: Erikson Institute
Credit Available: CEUs; Social Work CEUs; ISBE Clock Hours
In this 3-hour workshop we’ll discuss how books are powerful tools to make abstract mathematical concepts more concrete and accessible for young learners. We’ll act out stories, use a tool to analyze counting books, and practice finding math in good stories. Participants will leave with a list of books, their connections to mathematical Big Ideas, and ideas for lesson extensions.
Part of the I <3 Foundational Mathematics Series
Instructors:Jill Sapoznick, M.A.Ed.
Sapoznick completed a master's degree in education from Pepperdine University. She has taught in a variety of classrooms In Illinois, and has endorsements in Spanish, ESL, and Bilingual Education.Lauren Solarski, M.S.
Lauren Solarski currently serves as a Coach, Professional Development Facilitator, and Research Assistant for the Early Math Collaborative, while also teaching courses in Erikson Institute’s Child Development and Teacher Education programs.